ECP128 - Professional Knowledge (0-2 Years)

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course E330, E333 or E334

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ECP127

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2-hour seminar per week. Students will also engage in a 1-hour online workshop per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2 x cloud conferences per trimester
1 x 1-hour online workshop per week
2 x 1-hour online class per trimester (recordings provided)

In-person attendance requirements

The unit also includes a Professional Experience placement (5-days)

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit will provide students with opportunities to engage with the education and care of children from birth-2 years of age. In a professional experience placement, 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-2 years of age.

Hurdle requirement

Satisfactory completion of the 5-day professional experience placement is required in order to pass this unit

Unit Fee Information

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