Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Corequisites:|| There is one corequisite: |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||N/A|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||N/A|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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This subject considers the range of factors affecting the physical, social, emotional, cultural, linguistic, mental and spiritual health of young children, and the role of early childhood teachers in supporting their capacity for wellbeing. Topics will include: the individual child and social connectedness; links to family, friends and community; social and cultural influences on children’s health, with a special emphasis on Indigenous health; attachment theory, resilience and coping; behaviour management, guidance and support; health, hygiene, nutrition and safety; regulatory requirements for environmental health and safety; disability, developmental delay, early intervention and inclusion; mandatory reporting; working with other professionals in supporting children’s wellbeing.
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to:
One assignment of 1000 words, due early in the semester (25%); one assignment of 2000 words due late in the semester (50%); contribution to the 30-minute oral Combined Assessment Task (combined with Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment 2 and Early Language and Literacy), due in the examination period (25%).
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, teacher candidates will be able to:
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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