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EDUC575 Extended Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)

Designing and implementing effective curriculum for continuity, competence, and community, demonstrating sound reflexive decision-making, effective ICT usage and engagement with culturally competent practices.

Paper title Extended Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)
Paper code EDUC575
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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EDUC 475, EICT 199, ELIT 199, EMAT 197
Limited to
Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement

Dr Michael Gaffney (

Teaching staff

Paper Coordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney


Henderson, E. (2018) Autoethnography in Early Childhood Education and Care. Routledge: London

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this paper, students will be able to:

  1. Design and implement effective curriculum leading to continuity, competence and community in early childhood settings;
  2. Sustain professionalism in all aspects of their practice, including engagement with the Māori language and ngā tikanga Māori;
  3. Critically apply and evaluate sociocultural and narrative assessment and teaching practices within curriculum and in the interests of children’s learning as they transition from early childhood into school; and
  4. Articulate, justify and refine their personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning.

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

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Tuesday 10:00-11:50 28-36, 46-49
Friday 09:00-11:50 28-36, 46-49