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EDUC475 Professional Experience (Early Childhood)

Design and implement evidence-based curriculum consistent with Te Whāriki and community-based aspirations for children’s learning, demonstrating sound decisionmaking, reflexive practice, personal teaching growth and development.

Paper title Professional Experience (Early Childhood)
Paper code EDUC475
Subject Education
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (30 January 2023 - 15 December 2023) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,810.00
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
Early Childhood Education students only.

Professor Alex Gunn

Teaching staff

Paper Co-ordinator: Professor Alex Gunn


To be confirmed. Please contact the college for more information.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to:

  1. Critically design and implement effective local curriculum consistent with childrenʻs learning,community based aspirations and national requirements
  2. Sustain professionalism in all aspects of their practice
  3. Integrate appropriate conversational te reo me ngā tikanga Māori relevant to the early childhood setting and wider community
  4. Critically apply and evaluate sociocultural narrative assessment and teaching pedagogies so as to reflect and support the connectedness, continuity and complexity of children’s learning
  5. Articulate and justify the refinement of their personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning

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1st Non standard period (30 January 2023 - 15 December 2023)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
E1 Friday 09:00-11:50 5-6, 8-14, 23-25, 27-31