Student Teaching in Australia Application
Student Teaching in Australia 2014
Tentative Program Dates
June 4 - September 13, 2014
Application Deadline: October 1, 2013
SUNY Potsdam's student teaching program in Queensland, Australia is a 13 week program consisting of the following elements:
- A two week summer program in which you will take a specialized course designed to introduce you to the Australian education system and prepare you for your student teaching experience.
- An optional two week tour of Australia's tropical east coast and outback. During this trip, you will travel by bus with the other students on the program as you are led by your Australian Program Director. You will have the chance to swim in the Great Barrier Reef, be charmed by a small town population of 45 people in the Outback as you spend the night in the town's main building which serves as the local post office/pub/hotel, as well as enjoy many beaches, animal and nature preserves, geographic wonders, and other scenic and highly authentic destinations along the way.
- A nine week student teaching placement. This student teaching placement meets the requirements set by the New York State Education Department as well as by the State University of New York.
||Summer - Fall
||Depart the United States no later than: June 11, 2014 (note: it takes two days to fly from the United States to Australia, so you must leave by June 11 to arrive by June 13, 2014).
Arrive in Brisbane, Australia no later than: June 13, 2014. Overnight in Brisbane. Be prepared to meet the program director and group bus at 9:30 AM Australian time on Saturday, June 14th at designated pick-up.
Orientation for Student Teaching in Australia: Tuesday, June 17th- Friday, June 27th, 2014
Vacation: Saturday, June 28 - Sunday, July 13, 2014 (two weeks). Students may participate in the optional Tropical Coast and Outback trip during this period.
Student Teaching: Monday, July 14 - Friday, September 12, 2014 (nine weeks)
Program finishes: Saturday, September 13, 2014. After the program concludes, you may fly home or you may travel around Australia for a maximum of 1 additional month (your visa will expire mid- October).
||SUNY Potsdam students MUST submit all of the folllowing application materials to The Center for School Partnerships and Teacher Certification (Satterlee 111) by the application deadline of November 1st. No incomplete or late applications will be accepted.
|Flight information will be available in mid January.
||Please contact The Center for School Partnerships and Teacher Certification (Satterlee 111) at (315) 267-3022 or via e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
|Australian Student Teacher Brochure
||Off campus apartment style housing - self catering available.