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Early Childhood Policy and Advocacy - EDEC4010

Year - 2020

Early childhood teachers are potentially leaders in the sector. Leadership requires social and political awareness, and confidence to access and critique current philosophical, political and educational trends. Early childhood teachers also have a professional responsibility to advocate for the development and well-being of young children and families, the advancement of the profession, and for government policies that support a system of equitable, quality early childhood education. To prepare for these responsibilities students will critically analyse national and international approaches to early childhood education, and explore conceptualisations of advocacy and activism in action.

1x1hr lecture/wk and 1x2hr tutorial/wk for 8 weeks

1x2000wd equivalent Presentation (30%), 1x2000wd Project (30%), 1x2000wd In-class open book exam (40%)


144 credit points including EDEC3010


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: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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