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Trimester 1 (from 2015) and Trimester 3 2014 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
|Unit chair:||J Moles|
Students must be enrolled in course E330
3 hours per week
Students will undertake 10 days of supervised teaching practice in a centre for children from birth to three years of age.
This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from birth to two years of age. In a supervised practicum, students will engage with infants and very young children, teachers and families and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes for infants and very young children. Students will be able to make critical connections between theory and practice, and incorporate their understandings about the National Quality Framework legislative and regulatory requirements, including the child care accreditation requirements, and National and Victorian Curriculum documents in the context of teaching, learning and care for children from birth to two years of age.
Task 1: Online Contribution, 20%, equivalent to 1600 words
Task 2: Reflective Journal, 20%, 1600 words
Task 3: Critical self-review, 40%, equivalent to 3200 words
Task 4: Oral Report, 20%, equivalent to 1600 words
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.