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ECE406 - Research On Organisation of Early Childhood Settings

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses E420 or E421 only)
Unit chair:A Morrissey




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Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


This unit offers students an overview of professional issues and management processes in preparation for their entry to the early childhood profession. An awareness of the history of the profession is fostered together with an appreciation of its contemporary position and policy context within Australian society. Management functions and approaches are addressed with a view to developing competence in staff and parent relationships, financial management, ICT and communications. The establishment of links to and partnerships with families, professional groups and services underpins this unit.


Task 1: Assignment based on interview with a Childcare Director and reflections 50%

Task 2: On-line test based on course readings 10%

Task 3: On-line test based on course readings 10%

Task 4: On-line test based on course readings 10%

Task 5: Practical task on professional development planning 20%

Unit Fee Information

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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