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EDE3009 Professional Practices in Early Childhood

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education
Version produced : 25 April 2014

Synopsis

This course will introduce beginning early childhood educators to employment and management issues which will be expanded in a subsequent administration course and will offer professional development designed to assist with individual career commencement. It will incorporate practical skills for early childhood educators seeking employment, working with other staff and the community, responding to policy change and maintaining procedures which reflect current legal and ethical requirements. Current issues and trends in the early childhood field will be related to policy directions and the role of the early childhood professional in research, leadership, change management, conflict management, communication, policy development and advocacy. This course will also focus attention on professional self-renewal.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2013 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2013 Online