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EDUC475 Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)

Designing and implementing evidence-based curriculum consistent with Te Whariki and community-based aspirations for children's learning, demonstrating sound decision-making, reflexive practice, effective use of ICT, personal teaching growth and development.

Paper title Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)
Paper code EDUC475
Subject Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (14 January 2019 - 21 June 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,679.75
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,658.50

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Limited to
Limited to: MTchgLn
Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement

Teaching staff

To be confirmed


To be confirmed

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:
1. Design, implement and evaluate evidence-based curriculum consistent with Te Whāriki and community-based aspirations for children’s learning;
2. Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of their practice, including engagement with the Māori language and ngā tikanga Māori;
3. ;Apply sociocultural teaching and learning theory to curriculum design, implementation and evaluation;
4. Engage with narrative and sociocultural assessment practices; and
5. Articulate and justify a personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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1st Non standard period (14 January 2019 - 21 June 2019)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 09:00-10:50 4
Monday 14:00-15:50 4
Monday 15:00-15:50 3
B1 Tuesday 11:00-12:50 3-4
Tuesday 14:00-15:50 3-4
C1 Wednesday 11:00-12:50 4
Wednesday 14:00-15:50 4
D1 Thursday 09:00-10:50 4
Thursday 11:00-12:50 3
Thursday 14:00-15:50 4
E1 Friday 09:00-11:50 7-8, 10-15, 23-25
Friday 11:00-12:50 3
Friday 12:00-13:50 4