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EDUC574 Early Childhood Curriculum 2

Investigation of factors that influence quality professional practices in early childhood education nationally and internationally, including a particular focus on the ethics of care and curriculum for people under three.

Paper title Early Childhood Curriculum 2
Paper code EDUC574
Subject Education
EFTS 0.2500
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (8 July 2019 - 6 December 2019)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,007.00
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

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:
1.    Analyse theoretical and ideological influences on early childhood internationally;
2.    Reflexively address relationships between perspectives on early childhood education and notions of learning;
3.    Analyse a range of approaches to curriculum and provision for people under three;
4.    Examine the way in which cultural context influences education and care practices for people under three; and
5.    Research health, safety, pedagogical, and ethical practices associated with care and education of people under three in differing global contexts.

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1st Non standard period (8 July 2019 - 6 December 2019)

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 13:00-15:50 28-35, 45-48
Friday 13:00-14:50 28-35, 45-48