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Professional Experience in Early Childhood 3 - EDEC3011

Year - 2020

In this unit focus is placed on students taking greater responsibility for planning within an early childhood care environment. Students will deepen their critical thinking as reflective practitioners, and work towards developing their own professional philosophy as an early childhood teacher. Students will further refine their skills in pedagogical documentation and the use of specialist teaching techniques. To build students' understanding of the management and leadership roles and responsibilities undertaken in early childhood settings, in conjunction with EDEC3XXX Leading and Managing Quality EC Services students will also spend one day of this Professional Experience shadowing the centre director.

1 x 3 hour seminar/week, 20 day Professional Experience placement plus pre-placement visit of 7 hours (1 day)

Teaching Philosophy 1000wd (P/F); Professional Experience Practice (P/F); Professional Experience Portfolio 3500wd (P/F)


108 credit points including EDEC1006 and EDUF1019 and EDEC2006 and (EDEC3008 or EDEC3006).




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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