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EDUC574 Early Childhood Curriculum 2

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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 (6 July 2020 - 6 December 2020)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,047.25
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $6,991.50

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Limited to
MTchgLn
Notes
Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement
Contact

sonya.gaches@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Dr Sonya Gaches

Textbooks
  • Smith, A.B. (2013). Understanding Children and Childhood (5th ed.), Wellington, Bridget Williams Publishing
  • Lee, W., Carr, M., Soutar, B., & Mitchell, L. (2013). Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. London: Routledge
  • Nutall, J. (2013), Weaving Te Whariki Aotearoa New Zealand's Early Childhood Curriculum Documentin Theory and Practice, (2nd edition) Wellington: NZCER Press
  • Lee, W., Carr, M., Surter, B. & Mitchell L, (2013) Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. London: Routledge
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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Timetable

1st Non standard period (6 July 2020 - 6 December 2020)

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 13:00-15:50 28-36
Friday 13:00-14:50 28-36

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 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 10 December 2021)
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Limited to
MTchgLn
Notes
Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement.
Contact

sonya.gaches@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Dr Sonya Gaches

Textbooks
  • Smith, A.B. (2013). Understanding Children and Childhood (5th ed.), Wellington, Bridget Williams Publishing
  • Lee, W., Carr, M., Soutar, B., & Mitchell, L. (2013). Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. London: Routledge
  • Nutall, J. (2013), Weaving Te Whariki Aotearoa New Zealand's Early Childhood Curriculum Documentin Theory and Practice, (2nd edition) Wellington: NZCER Press
  • Lee, W., Carr, M., Surter, B. & Mitchell L, (2013) Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. London: Routledge
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to

  • Analyse theoretical and ideological influences on early childhood internationally
  • Reflexively address relationships between perspectives on early childhood education and notions of learning
  • Analyse a range of approaches to curriculum and provision for people under three
  • Examine the way in which cultural context influences education and care practices for people under three
  • Research health, safety, pedagogical, and ethical practices associated with care and education of people under three in differing global contexts

^ Top of page

Timetable

1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 10 December 2021)

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

Workshop

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Monday 13:00-15:50 28-36
Friday 13:00-14:50 28-36