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ECE114 - Contexts for Learning in Early Childhood Education

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

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



Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

3 hours per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit require students to examine early childhood environments and pedagogical approaches through appraising the historical, philosophical and theoretical perspectives that underpin them as contexts for learning. As part of this unit students will undertake the first component of their professional experience program by completing 10 days in a range of early childhood settings under the supervision of qualified early childhood educators to evaluate the connections between theory and practice.


Task 1, 2000 words, 50%

Task 2, 2000 words, 50%

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