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ECI115 - Foundations of Early Childhood Education: Past and Present

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

This unit is not currently offered as it forms part of the credit arrangement for E330A

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125



Students must be enrolled in course E331

Incompatible with: ECE115
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Students are required to attend 4 hours per day for 5 days.


During this unit, students will undertake a journey of understanding, critically evaluating the ongoing development of early childhood education and care in local and national contexts. International developments will also be appraised. This will enable students to develop comprehensive knowledge about the principles of practice embedded within legislative, regulatory practices and curriculum documents. Students will be able to critique and discuss these in relation to contemporary contexts of learning and teaching and society.


Task 1 - Literature Critique, 400 words, 10%

Task 2 - Flow Chart, 1200 words, 30%

Task 3 - Critical Analysis and Reflection, 2400 words, 60%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

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Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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