Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 x 2-hour lecture 12 x 1-hour tutorial |
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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 Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorMs Rachel Flottman
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject will explore a range of contemporary global perspectives on early chldhood education. It will examine international and Australian early childhood education systems, policy, legislation and the key theories and research that have influenced and shaped these systems. Through this subject students will explore the complex relationships between international early childhood education systems and the broader social and cultural contexts in which they are located. Students will examine international data from OECD and UNICEF reports to invesitigate the economic, social and environmental factors that shape global ECEC systems, policies and pedagogies. Students will engage with a number of case studies to analyse how international policies have informed early chilldhood teaching and assessment practices. Students will be able to consider how local educational practices shape the learning of young children from diverse cultural backgrounds.
On completion of this subject, students will have the knowledge, skills and understanding to:
2000 word Essay: Outline two contemporary perspectives that have shaped early chldhood education in two OECD countries. Explain how these perspectives have shaped ECEC education systems. Mid semester 50%
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All subject readings provided on LMS.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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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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