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EDPR303 Politics, Policy and the Profession

Critically examines the political, ideological, policy and professional context of early childhood education in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Paper title Politics, Policy and the Profession
Paper code EDPR303
Subject Education
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (On campus)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $887.55
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
EDPR 202 and EDPR 301
Limited to
BTchg
Notes
Early Childhood Education students only.
Contact

Dr Michael Gaffney, michael.gaffney@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney (Dunedin)
Other staff: Meredith Kelly (Southland)
Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught on the Dunedin and Southland campuses.

Textbooks

Compulsory Texts:

  • Early Childhood Regulations and Criteria - these can be accessed online at www.education.govt.nz
  • Rodd, J. (2013) Leadership in early childhood (4th ed.). Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Allen & Unwin
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will

  1. Critically evaluate professionalism in early childhood
  2. Critically examine the social, political, economic, ideological and cultural issues impacting on the practice of early childhood teachers
  3. Develop an understanding of key aspects of policy, administration and management in early childhood education settings

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Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 28-33, 38-41
Thursday 11:00-12:50 28-33, 38-41

Semester 2

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-12:50 28-34, 40-41

Critically examines the political, ideological, policy and professional context of early childhood education in Aotearoa/New Zealand.

Paper title Politics, Policy and the Profession
Paper code EDPR303
Subject Education
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Semester 2 (On campus)
Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2023 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
EDPR 202 and EDPR 301
Limited to
BTchg
Notes
Early Childhood Education students only.
Contact

Dr Michael Gaffney, michael.gaffney@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney (Dunedin)
Other staff: Meredith Kelly (Southland)
Teaching Arrangements

This paper is taught on the Dunedin and Southland campuses.

Textbooks

Compulsory Texts:

  • Early Childhood Regulations and Criteria - these can be accessed online at www.education.govt.nz
  • Rodd, J. (2013) Leadership in early childhood (4th ed.). Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Allen & Unwin
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • Develop an understanding of key aspects of policy, administration and management in early childhood education settings
  • Critically examine the social, political, economic, ideological and cultural issues impacting on the practice of early childhood teachers
  • Critically evaluate professionalism in early childhood

^ Top of page

Timetable

Semester 2

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Wednesday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 40-41
Thursday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 40-41

Semester 2

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 28-34
Tuesday 12:00-13:50 28-34