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Critically examines the political, ideological, policy and professional context of early childhood education in Aotearoa/New Zealand.
|Paper title||Politics, Policy and the Profession|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2
Semester 2 (On campus)
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$887.55|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- EDPR 202 and EDPR 301
- Limited to
- Early Childhood Education students only.
Dr Michael Gaffney, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Teaching staff
- Paper Co-ordinator: Dr Michael Gaffney
Other staff: Meredith Kelly (Southland)
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is taught on the Dunedin and Southland campuses.
- Early Childhood Regulations and Criteria - these can be accessed online at www.education.govt.nz
- Rodd, J. (2013) Leadership in early childhood (4th ed.). Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Allen & Unwin
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding,
Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will
- Critically evaluate professionalism in early childhood
- Critically examine the social, political, economic, ideological and cultural issues impacting on the practice of early childhood teachers
- Develop an understanding of key aspects of policy, administration and management in early childhood education settings