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EDC1000 Introduction to the Profession

Short Description: Introduction to the Profession
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070111 - Teacher Education: Higher Educ
Grading basis : Graded


BECH or BEED only: Enrolment is not permitted if EHF1100 has been previously completed.
BPED only: Enrolment is not permitted if EPP1100 has previously been completed.
BSED only: Enrolment is not permitted if ESF1100 has previously been completed.

Other Requisites

Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.
Enrolment is not permitted if EHF1100 Framing the Professional or ESF1100 The Educator as Professional Childhood Development has been previously completed.


This course introduces key concepts, skills and knowledge required when working in a diverse range of educational settings. The course is underpinned by the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and examines knowledge, practice and engagement. The course is focused on connections in four key ways: with self, with USQ, with the profession, and with community. This course helps you to begin on your journey to becoming a professional educator and provides opportunities for reflection and the beginning of your professional teacher identity.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022