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EDUC575 Extended Evidence-based Inquiry (Early Childhood)

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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 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period 1st Non standard period (12 July 2021 - 10 December 2021) (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,069.75
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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

Students who successfully complete this paper will be able t

  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
  4. Articulate, justify and refine their personal and professional philosophy of teaching and learning

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

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