ECP228 - Professional Practice 2 (3-5 Years)
2023 unit information
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Students must be enrolled in course E330, E333 or E334
5 credit points at level one and ECP227 or ECE212
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 and 1 x 1-hour online workshop per non-placement teaching weeks (approx. 6-9 weeks), 1 x conference per trimester
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x 2-hour online workshop per non-placement teaching week (approx. 6-9 weeks) and 2 x 1-hour online class per trimester, 1 x conference per trimester
|In-person attendance requirements||
The unit also includes a Professional Experience placement (25-days)
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
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.
20-days of professional experience placement. Satisfactory completion of the Professional Experience component is compulsory in order for the complete the unit.
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