ECP228 - Professional Experience 3 (3-5 Years)
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Warrnambool
Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 & ECP227
Students must be enrolled in course E330
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend a 20 day professional experience placement and 3 x 3 hour intensives.
This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from 3-5 years of age and apply theories of child development in practical contexts. In a professional experience placement, students will observe and engage with young children, teachers and families and will be able to critically analyse and reflect on the components of quality environments and programmes for 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 3-5 years of age.
Task 1: Reflective Journal, 40%, 1600 words
Task 2: Critical self-review, 60%, 2400 words
Hurdle Requirement: Satisfactory completion of the professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit