Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Parkville, On campus
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours total commitment. Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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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CoordinatorDr Jane Page
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject develops teacher candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the professional contexts of early childhood provision and their impact on professional learning and children's engagement and professional relationships. Topics include a historical perspective of how the social, economic, political and cultural contexts and theoretical frameworks have influenced early childhood institutions, and how these, in turn, have influenced the range, type and philosophy of services offered to young children and their families. Strategies and processes for effective professional relationships in early childhood settings are examined with particular emphasis on managing roles and relationships in complex teams; supporting families and guiding young children. Leadership skills, professionalism and teacher researcher and critical reflection are highlighted.|
On completion of this subject teacher candidates will be able to:
There are 2 assessment tasks:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject teacher candidates will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to: |
Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) |
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