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ECP327 - Professional Engagement 1 (Primary School 1)

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Maria Nicholas




Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Students will also be required to attend a 25 day professional experience placement and 3 x 3 hour intensives


This unit will provide students with opportunities to teach observe interactions between teachers and children during the primary school years. It will give students the opportunity to apply the child development theories in Child Development 2 and compare development across a wider age range than previously experienced. 

In a professional experience placement, students will observe, assess and engage with children, teachers and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes. Students will be able to make critical connections between theory and practice, and incorporate their understandings about the National Curriculum and the Graduate Standards for Teachers in the context of their own competencies. The unit will provide opportunities to manage the behaviour of children in school contexts and reflect on the differences between working with children under the age of five in child care and preschool.


Curriculum and application: critique and reflection, 40%, 1600 words

Planning for and reflecting on learning, 60%, 2400 words

Hurdle Requirement: Satisfactory completion of the professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit.

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