This is the first of four units designed for students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education Graduate Certificate (Early Childhood), specialising in teaching children (Birth-8 years). This unit interrogates current early childhood curricula and pedagogies. Topics include planning using relevant state, national and Australian curricula; program implementation in accordance with National Quality Frameworks and Standards; intentional teaching; catering for inclusivity and diversity; alternative early childhood approaches (for example, Montessori, Steiner & Reggio); the importance of play and authentic assessment.
|Unit name||Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment in Early Childhood|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Education
|Discipline||School of Education|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Spring school (extended)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||30/10/2017||23/11/2017||22/12/2017||13/2/2018|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $1,903.00||070101|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Fully online with weekly readings and activities
Essay (45%) Power point presentation (55%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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|Recommended||Refer Bookshop link|
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