Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education

Undergraduate degree

As a dual accredited degree, the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education course provides flexible employment options in a variety of early year education settings.

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Key facts

ATAR

Burwood:
N/A?
Cloud:
N/A?
Lowest selection rank

Duration

4 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

Campuses

  • Burwood (Melbourne)
  • Cloud (Online) with on campus requirement in intensive mode for conferences (2 per trimester)
Cloud (online)

Key dates

Direct applications to Deakin for Trimester 1 2021 close 21 February 2021
Late VTAC entry closes 6 November 2020 at 5pm. View other VTAC dates

Current Deakin Students

To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook

Course information

If you’re passionate about children’s education, Deakin’s Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education opens the door to a range of inspiring career opportunities. Spanning the early childhood and primary education sectors, our dual-accredited degree focuses on contemporary issues in children’s learning and development, curriculum theories and pedagogies, discipline knowledge and the changing work context within early childhood and primary education. 

Through our Professional Experience Program you’ll not only gain key practical knowledge and skills, but invaluable insight into the classroom environment. With the option to combine your personal interests with a range of curriculum areas, you’ll undertake placements in early childhood and primary school settings that enrich and solidify your studies so that you graduate with the confidence and aptitude to meet the significant growth of the Australian early childhood education sector. 

Are you ready to launch an exciting and rewarding career teaching children? 

Deakin maintains close links with the education sector to ensure our courses are developed and reviewed with professional input. You’ll be taught by staff members who have teaching experience and who are recognised as leaders and innovators in their fields. This means you can be confident that what you learn with us will be relevant to your future teaching career.

Primary teaching specialisations include:

  • literacy
  • science
  • mathematics
  • language other than english.

The Professional Experience Program is a key part of every Deakin teaching student’s course experience. Working with more than 1400 schools and early childhood settings across Australia, we’ll arrange at least 115 days of placements for you in early childhood education and care settings, and schools where you’ll learn from experienced teachers.

Students also have access to specialised teaching spaces on campus to prepare for teaching.

Choose to study at our award-winning Cloud Campus and have the additional flexibility to balance work, life and study. Studying online is collaborative and engaging, while still allowing you to complete your studies when and where it suits you.

Students may be eligible for an attractive scholarship offered by the Victorian Department of Education and Training for pre-service teachers enrolled in early childhood teaching courses.

Additionally, the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education provides students with an approved pathway from the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care (previously Diploma of Children’s Services offered through TAFE. Eligible students may receive up to 8 credit points of recognition for prior learning towards their degree.

Before beginning your degree, prospective teaching students need to successfully complete the CASPer test – an online, video scenario-based test that lets you demonstrate your suitability for a teaching career.

*This course is currently undergoing approval by the Victoria Institute of Teaching (VIT) and Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) as an early childhood and primary teaching qualification in Australia. Graduates of this course who are intending to apply for registration in Victoria or interstate may be required to provide further information.

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Course structure

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, students must complete 32 credit points comprising:

  • 30 credit points of core units;
  • 2 credit points of Primary Teaching Specialisation in either: i) Science; or ii) Literacy, iii) Mathematics; iv) Languages
  • Academic Integrity AAI018
  • Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)
  • A maximum of 10 credit points at Level 1
  • A minimum of 10 credit points at Level 3 or above

This course includes 115 days of supervised professional experience.

Students are also required to complete below two zero (0) credit point units ELN010 and ELN011 as part of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) in order to graduate from their course.

Year 1

  • Australian Literacy Test
  • Australian Numeracy Test
  • Child Development 1
  • Curriculum 1: Pedagogies and Play
  • Contemporary Perspectives of Education
  • Creative Arts 1: Young Children and the Arts
  • Curriculum 2: Planning and Assessment for Teaching and Learning
  • Promoting Health, Wellbeing and Nutrition
  • Partnerships with Families and Communities
  • Professional Knowledge (0-2 Years)
  • Year 3

  • Multiliterate Learners in Early Years and School Environments
  • Supporting Emerging Mathematical Skills for Infants and Toddlers
  • Protective Education and Child Well-Being
  • Guiding Engaged, Resilient Learners
  • Inquiry Into Science Curriculum
  • Inclusive Education for Young Children
  • Supporting Children Making Transitions
  • 1 credit point from primary teaching specialisation (Unit 1)

    Year 2

  • Mathematical Learning in the Early Years
  • Curriculum 3: Planning and Assessment for Teaching and Learning
  • Science 1: Science and Environmental Awareness for Young Children
  • Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood
  • Creative Arts 2: Music and Visual Arts
  • Understanding Early Reading Development
  • Professional Practice 2 (3-5 Years)
  • Australian Indigenous Education: Recognition, Relationships and Reconciliation
  • Year 4

  • Primary Technology Education: Creativity and Design
  • Assessment: Ways of Knowing Learners
  • Teachers and Mathematics: Creating An Effective Classroom
  • Humanities Education for F-2 Primary Levels
  • Multiliterate Learners in Middle Years Environments
  • University-To-Work Transition
  • Creative Learning Through the Arts
  • 1 credit point from primary teaching specialisation (Unit 2)

    Primary Teaching Specialisations

    Select one of the following four primary specialisations:

    Primary Specialisation

     Unit 1

    Unit 2

    Language 

    Completion of Diploma^

  • Teaching and Learning Languages in Primary Contexts ECL306
  • Literacy

  • Literature for Children and Young Adults ALL153
  • OR

  • Re-Imagining Literature for Young People ALL230
  • Diversity, Language and Literacy ECL351
  • Mathematics

  • Mathematical Reasoning and Investigation SIT176
  • OR

  • Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics SIT106
  • Primary Mathematics Lesson Study ESM303
  • Science

  • Physics for the Life Sciences SLE123
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education EES300
  • ^ Deakin has four options for languages study: Arabic, Chinese, Indonesian, Spanish:
    Concurrent enrolments in A221 Diploma of Arabic or A222 Diploma of Chinese, or A223 Diploma of Indonesian, or A224 Diploma of Spanish or equivalent with RPL given upon completion. Enrolment in one of A221, A222, A223 or A224 courses and one associated co-requisite unit are required for ECL306. The Diploma can be undertaken concurrently with another course and is of 3 years part time duration with eight credit points. There are two options for each Diploma: i) for students with no background in the language; or ii) an advanced study for those with Year 12 level (or equivalent) in the language.

    Key information

    Award granted

    Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education

    Year

    2021 course information

    VTAC code
    1400510691 - Burwood (Melbourne), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
    1400610691 - Cloud (online), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
    Deakin code
    E334
    CRICOS code?
    102807A
    Level
    Undergraduate
    Approval status
    The course is approved by the University pursuant to the Higher Education Standards Framework.
    Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) recognition
    The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 7.

    Campuses by intake

    Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.

    Trimester 1 - March

    • Start date: March
    • Available at:
      • Burwood (Melbourne)
      • Cloud (Online) with on campus requirement#

    Note: New course commencing Trimester 1, 2021. This course is pending accreditation with the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and accreditation with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT).  

    #Cloud (Online) with on campus requirement in intensive mode for conferences (2 per trimester at the Waurn Ponds Campus)

    Deakin splits the academic year into three terms, known as trimesters. Most students usually undertake two trimesters each year (March-June, July-November).

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can apply directly through the NIKERI Institute.

    Additional course information

    Course duration - additional information

    Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing placements.

    International students are required to study full-time to complete their course within the duration registered on CRICOS.

    Mandatory student checks

    Teacher Education Graduation requirements

    Students undertaking an initial teacher education course must pass an approved literacy and numeracy test in order to be eligible to graduate and apply for teacher registration. Learn more about the literacy and numeracy test.

    Working with Children Check

    Successful Applicants are required to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional experience placements in education settings, as part of this course. Learn more about Working with Children Checks.

    Interstate applicants must check the requirements and meet all conditions for undertaking professional experience in schools for their state or territory before undertaking professional experience placements as part of this course.

    The Working with Children Check (Check) and a Police Check are different checks. Under the Working with Children Act 2005 (the Act) if you are doing child-related work and are not exempt, you must have a Check even if you already have a Police Check. The Police Check is not an assessment by a government agency. https://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/organisations/victorian-teacher-information 

    Workload

    Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period for each credit point undertaking required teaching, learning and assessment activities.

    Participation requirements

    Professional Experience Placements are a compulsory component of the course and a requirement for registration as a graduate teacher. Placement can occur at any time, including during the standard holiday breaks listed here: https://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/key-dates.

    Reasonable adjustments to participation and other course requirements may be made for students with a disability or further needs. Click here for more information.

    Students are required to check the placement calendars published on the Professional Experience Office website each year. Placement takes priority over employment and placement periods are generally block placements of 5 full time days per week over 2-5 weeks.

    Course delivery is blended and students are required to dedicate time to weekly engagement with located or cloud teaching and learning activities and resources. This is recommended at combined total 8-10 hours per week per unit including active learning/engagement either face to face or online, and independent study. Cloud students enrolled in the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education are required to attend conferences at a campus location twice a trimester.

    Some units will require students to attend early childhood settings or institutions for site-based learning and teaching experiences. Some units will require students enrolled in cloud based learning to attend on campus activities.

    Work experience

    Successful Applicants are required to hold a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC) prior to undertaking professional experience placements in education settings, as part of this course. For more information see: http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/ 

    Students will satisfactorily complete 115 days of professional experience placement in a wide range of education and care settings, as outlined below:

    Year 1: 5 days in infant and toddler education and care settings

    Year 2: 2 x 20 (40 days) in kindergarten settings

    Year 3: 20 days in infant and toddler education and care settings and 15 days in kindergarten or foundation (primary school) settings

    Year 4: 35 days in primary school settings

    The School of Education Professional Experience Office makes all arrangements for PST placements. The number of professional experience days align with requirements of external regulatory authorities (VIT and ACECQA).

    For further information contact the School of Education, Professional Experience office.

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    Entry requirements

    Current or recent Year 12

    If you are currently studying Year 12 in 2020 or completed Year 12 in 2018 or 2019 and have not attempted higher education or VET study since, your selection is based on the following.

    Prerequisite subjects

    Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

    ATAR

    This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection considerations, and has a minimum ATAR requirement of 70 including selection adjustments.

    CASPer

    All applicants must sit the CASPer test. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. 

    Learn more about how to register for CASPer and deadlines for sittings for VTAC applications from here and direct applications from here.

    Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection.  Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy outlines the principles of selection.

    Higher education experience

    If you have undertaken at least one unit of higher education after secondary schooling, your selection is based on the following.

    Education

    This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

    Senior secondary prerequisite subjects

    Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL, or equivalent.

    All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

    Personal statement

    All applicants who wish their motivation to teach; interpersonal and communication skills; any community experience or learning; personal strengths; and personal learning goals to be considered as part of the course application are required to complete the personal statement. Learn more about the personal statement.

    CASPer

    All applicants must sit the CASPer test. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. 

    Learn more about how to register for CASPer and deadlines for sittings for VTAC applications from here and direct applications from here.

    Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection.  Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy outlines the principles of selection.

    VET education experience

    If you have undertaken at least one unit of Vocational Education and Training (VET) study after secondary school, your selection is based on the following.

    Education

    This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

    Senior secondary prerequisite subjects

    Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL, or equivalent.

    All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

    Personal statement

    All applicants who wish their motivation to teach; interpersonal and communication skills; any community experience or learning; personal strengths; and personal learning goals to be considered as part of the course application are required to complete the personal statement. Learn more about the personal statement.

    CASPer

    All applicants must sit the CASPer test. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. 

    Learn more about how to register for CASPer and deadlines for sittings for VTAC applications from here and direct applications from here.

    Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection.  Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy outlines the principles of selection.

    Work and life experience

    If you finished Year 12 more than three years ago or did not finish Year 12, your selection is based on the following.

    Education

    This course uses your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.

    Senior secondary prerequisite subjects

    Units 1 and 2: satisfactory completion in two units (any study combination) of Maths: General Mathematics, Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics or Units 3 and 4: any Mathematics; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 35 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 25 in English other than EAL, or equivalent.

    All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please read about other ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.

    Personal statement

    All applicants who wish their motivation to teach; interpersonal and communication skills; any community experience or learning; personal strengths; and personal learning goals to be considered as part of the course application are required to complete the personal statement. Learn more about the personal statement.

    STAT Multiple Choice

    Applicants who wish to use a general aptitude test for consideration for entry must complete the STAT (Multiple Choice). Learn more about the STAT Multiple Choice test.

    CASPer

    All applicants must sit the CASPer test. CASPer is a requirement for many of the initial teacher training courses in Victoria. It is a non-cognitive online test designed to assess an applicant's personal and professional attributes. 

    Learn more about how to register for CASPer and deadlines for sittings for VTAC applications from here and direct applications from here.

    Selection is competitive and meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee selection.  Our Admission Criteria and Selection Policy outlines the principles of selection.

    Selection adjustments

    Subject adjustment

    A study score of 35 in English (EAL) equals 2 aggregate points per study.

    A study score of 30 in English other than EAL, any LOTE or any Mathematics equals 2 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 12 points.

    Access and equity

    Special entry access schemes (SEAS) enable Deakin to consider disadvantaged circumstances you may have experienced and the impact upon your studies. SEAS also allows us to identify if you’re from under-represented groups when making selection decisions for some courses. SEAS does not exempt you from meeting any of the course entry requirements. Learn more about Deakin’s special entry access schemes.

    Admissions information

    Learn more about this course and others that Deakin offers by visiting VTAC for more information. You can also discover how Deakin compares to other universities when it comes to the quality of our teaching and learning by visiting the ComparED website.

    Special entry access schemes (SEAS) enables Deakin to consider disadvantageous circumstances you may have experienced and their impact upon your studies. SEAS also allows us to identify if you're from under-represented groups when making selection decisions for some courses. SEAS does not exempt you from meeting any of the course entry requirements.

    You can also find out about different entry pathways into Deakin courses if you can't get in straight from high school.

    Finally, Deakin is committed to admissions transparency. As part of that commitment, you can learn more about our first intake of 2020 students (PDF, 581.6KB) - their average ATARs, whether they had any previous higher education experience and more.

    Recognition of prior learning

    The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin. 

    The Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education provides an approved pathway from the Diploma of Early Childhood Education (Previously Diploma of Children’s Services) offered through TAFE. Applicants who have completed the Diploma of Early Childhood Education may receive 8 credit points of Recognition of Prior Learning reducing the total course duration by 2 trimesters of full-time study.

    You can also refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.

    Fees and scholarships

    Fee information

    Estimated tuition fee - full-fee paying place
    The estimated tuition fee for this course is not currently available due to pending Government legislation.
    Learn more about fees and your options for paying.
    Estimated tuition fee - (CSP)?
    The estimated tuition fee for this course is not currently available due to pending Government legislation.
    Learn more about fees.

    The estimated tuition fee for Commonwealth supported places (CSP) is not currently available due to the Job-ready Graduates Package – higher education reforms recently announced by the Australian Government.

    The tuition fees you pay will depend on the units you choose to study as each unit has its own costs. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and any approved Recognition of Prior Learning you have.

    Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together 8 credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. Eight credit points is used as it represents a typical full-time enrolment load for a year.

    You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.

    Learn more about fees and available payment options.

    Scholarship options

    A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships

    The Victorian Government has created the Early Childhood Scholarship Program to attract new early childhood teachers or upskill current educators. Students applying for an approved qualification are eligible to receive up to $25,000. Download the Early Childhood Scholarship Program Guidelines for more information. To apply, please visit the Department of Education and Training’s application portal.

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    How to apply

    Apply through VTAC

    VTAC applications are now open for:

    • current Year 12 students.

    Apply to VTAC after reading the course entry requirements, or learn more about the application process.

    Apply direct to Deakin

    Direct applications are now open for:

    • recent Year 12 students who completed secondary education in the past two years
    • applicants with work and life experience
    • applicants with TAFE experience
    • applicants with higher education experience.
    • Please note: If you’re applying for more than one course, you need to apply through VTAC.

      Apply to Deakin after reading the course entry requirements, or learn more about the application process.

    NIKERI Institute

    NIKERI Institute applicants must apply via the How to apply webpage. You’ll need to complete a declaration statement and application form. If your application is successful, you’ll then be invited to an interview.

    Entry pathways

    View pathways into the Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education with our pathways finder.

    Pathways for credit are available for this course. Details of institutional credit agreements are published in the RPL database.  International students can apply for packaged offers for some of these pathways.

    Applicants who have completed a Diploma of Early Childhood Education (or equivalent) are eligible to receive 8 Credit Points, gaining entry into the course in the second year.

    Applicants who have completed at least 2 units in the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (E333) at Deakin University are eligible to receive Credit for the units they have completed. Entry into the course is dependent on the following:

    • A minimum WAM of 65
    • Completion of an additional selection tool for non-academic attributes. Deakin University is using the CASPer test. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based situational judgement test, designed to measure non-academic suitability for teaching.

    The Bachelor of Early Childhood and Primary Education provides a pathway into the Graduate Certificate in Educational Research.

    Guaranteed pathways

    Entry is dependent on the completion of the CASPer test. CASPer is an online, video-scenario based situational judgement test, designed to measure non-academic suitability for teaching.

    Contact information

    Prospective Student Enquiry Centre

    1800 693 888

    myfuture@deakin.edu.au

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    Career outcomes

    There is an increasing demand for qualified early childhood teachers, with the workforce set to double in the next 10 years. In both early childhood and primary school education settings there is a strong demand for qualified teachers and graduate starting salaries for teachers are high compared to the graduate average. As a graduate of this course you may find employment as a teacher within the private or public education sectors.

    You might also find employment in a range of other education related fields including:

    • policy
    • consultancy
    • NGOs
    • research or community-based organisations (e.g. museums, outdoor education, arts institutions, etc)

    For more information go to DeakinTALENT

    Professional recognition

    This course will undergo accreditation by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as an initial teacher education program against the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) program standards and the Australian professional standards for graduate teachers. Graduates of this course who are intending to apply for registration in Victoria or interstate may be required to provide further information. Applicants are advised to check the registration requirements in their state or territory, carefully.

    This program will also undergo approval by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) as an early childhood teaching qualification in Australia. Again, applicants should check the requirements for early childhood teacher registration in their state or territory for more specific requirements

    Course learning outcomes

    Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

    Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

    Course Learning Outcomes

    Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities

    Analyse and apply principles and practices relevant to curriculum, policy and regulations in early childhood and primary school education with in-depth knowledge and evaluation of theoretical underpinning.

    Communication

    Effectively evaluate and select communication skills (oral, written, digital and nonverbal) to professionally transmit knowledge and ideas with diverse individuals and groups (such as children, families, parents and caregivers, colleagues and other professionals, community organisations).

    Digital literacy

    Critically evaluate and apply a range of technologies to collect, analyse, synthesise, evaluate, generate and transmit information for the purposes of appropriate teaching and learning in a rapidly changing global environment.

    Critical thinking

    Analyse and evaluate contemporary issues, policies and research in educational and societal contexts to generate and transmit informed judgements to complex situations relating to teaching and learning.

    Problem solving

    Use analytical and practical skills to make well developed judgements, generate and transmit creative, innovative and authentic solutions to real-life and complex problems encountered when working with diverse individuals and groups (such as children, families, parents and caregivers, colleagues and other professionals, community organisations).

    Self-management

    Critically reflect on planning, problem-solving and decision making in teaching and learning contexts. Use initiative and autonomy to apply analytic knowledge and critical reflective skills to demonstrate responsibility for own learning and professional practice (and in collaboration with others).

    Teamwork

    Actively and collaboratively participate in learning communities, involving learners, families, community members, colleagues and the broader profession.

    Global citizenship

    Adapt and apply knowledge and skills that support the diversity of Australian society in the professional context. This includes influences of Indigenous and intercultural issues, family contexts, gender and disability on development, learning and teaching.

    Approved by Faculty Board 2020