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EDU5010 Politics and Pedagogy in Early Childhood

Short Description: Politics and Pedagogy in EC
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070101 - Teacher Education: Early Child
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 February 2019

Synopsis

This course requires students to engage with a national and international selection of the studies that focus on system level dimensions of the profession (e.g. ethics, rights of the child, quality aspects, global indicators, equity, investment strategies, codes of practice, professional membership), exposing students to contemporary policy debates, highlighting approaches to ethical engagement, and support global citizens to evaluate how best to take a socially just professional stance. Principles of evidence-based study are applied to extend and deepen the analysis of ECE contexts, curricula and pedagogies in diverse settings.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online