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Practicum Survival Guide | Pre service Teachers | AITSL Aligned Australia


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A Practicum experience can be exciting, overwhelming, challenging and inspiring. Let us help you get organised and prepared with this one-stop Practicum Survival Guide.

This guide is designed especially for university prac students to help you impress your mentor teacher and have an awesome prac experience!

This resource includes a range of helpful forms and checklists, as well as loads of tips we have learned over the years teaching and supervising pre-service teachers!

It will help you with everything you need to know for a successful practicum.

We’ve collated notes, inspiration and relevant information you need all in one place so you can access everything at your fingertips!



  • Personal Details Page
  • Welcome To Your Practicum Message
  • Tips To Get Organised
  • AISTL Graduate Teacher Standards (Australia)
  • Practicum Cheat Sheet
  • Important People List
  • To Do List
  • Brainstorm Of Ideas Page
  • Year At A Glance (Important Dates)
  • Staying Organized While On Prac
  • Questions To Ask Your Mentor Teacher
  • Class Profile Proforma
  • What To Pack For A Teaching Day
  • Everyday Things To Remember
  • Making A Good Impression
  • Making A Good Impression worksheet
  • Things mentor teachers love
  • Accessing Technology
  • Tips For Marking Student Work
  • Lesson planning
  • Planning Checklist
  • Time saving tips for lesson planning
  • Guide For Lesson Reflections
  • Behaviour Management Tips And Ideas
  • Differentiation Ideas
  • Accessing Resources
  • Expectations Of Yard Duty
  • Before You Leave For The Day Checklist
  • End Of Prac Checklist
  • Showing Gratitude Checklist
  • Thank You Notes – 3 Versions
  • Self Care Proforma
  • General Notes Pages


This resource is designed to provide you with a place to get help with all your questions and queries as a pre-service teacher. It includes a range easy to understand, relevant information and a place to store teaching inspiration, ideas and notes.

You might also be interested in our Prac Planner!

We are passionate about helping teachers at Rainbow Sky Creations. We hope that this package helps you as a pre-service teacher!


❤️ What Teachers are saying about this guide: ❤️

Perfect for my final year placement!’ Samantha S

‘Could not rave about this anymore! I absolutely love the attention to detail – you guys have thought of everything’ Caitlin G

‘Amazing! I wish i found this earlier and not just before my final prac. It would’ve made keeping reflections and work i had done in the past a lot easier.’

Hollee S

‘A fantastic planner that has everything needed for prac. Love it!’ Emma M

‘This resource has been super helpful for getting my thoughts in order and making sure I haven’t forgotten anything!’ Accidentally Learning

‘This was so helpful to my placement. I love it.’ Lisa L


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Additional information

Teacher Resources

Organisation, Pre-Service Teachers

Resource Types

Teacher Guide

Electronic download

File Type: PDF

Number of pages: 44

File size: 24 MB

* Compressed Zip File

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