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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

Handbook year

Information valid for students commencing in 2024

Course code

109510

Course type

Bachelor Degree (AQF Level 7)

Owner

Academy

College

Arts, Society and Education

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English, General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics, and a General Science subject (Units 3/4,C); or equivalent.

Minimum English language proficiency requirements

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 Schedule II of the 番茄社区 Admissions Policy.

Post admission requirements

Professional practice:

This course includes prescribed professional placements. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense.

Further information about placements can be found at Coursework Enrolment Procedure.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

In the context of a 番茄社区 graduate, on successful completion of the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a broad understanding of professional knowledge and practices, relevant to all domains of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and other regulatory frameworks relevant to practice in the field of Education
  2. Critically evaluate and apply educational and developmental theories, principles, content knowledge and contemporary research to meet the needs of diverse children in positive and inclusive learning and care environments with an emphasis on the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
  3. Integrate curricula, pedagogical and technological knowledge and skills to plan, deliver, assess and critically reflect on learning and development with an emphasis on the needs, abilities and life-worlds, of children and communities in regional, rural, remote and tropical areas
  4. Identify, collect, analyse and critically review information to inform professional decision making and enact quality monitoring, assessment and feedback practices
  5. Establish and maintain positive, engaging, respectful and safe learning and caring environments with children, caregivers and community and collegial interactions with other professionals through the modelling of effective, context-specific oral, written and digital communication and interpersonal skills.
  6. Demonstrate literacy and numeracy mastery, while applying pedagogical strategies to develop, monitor and evaluate students’ literacy and numeracy skills in a variety of curricular contexts
  7. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding and technical ability to safely, creatively and ethically integrate technology and other learning resources into curricula and pedagogical design and delivery
  8. Develop and demonstrate intercultural and ethical approaches to professional practice based on broad knowledge of legislative, regulatory and policy frameworks that address social justice, equity, diversity and sustainability issues.
  9. Demonstrate initiative, judgement, professional responsibility and accountability in complex and diverse contexts with a commitment to continuing professional learning.

Inherent Requirements

Inherent Requirements

Inherent requirements are the identified abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours that must be demonstrated, during the learning experience, to successfully complete a course. These abilities, attributes, skills, and behaviours preserve the academic integrity of the University's learning, assessment, and accreditation processes, and where applicable, meet the standards of a profession. For more information please visit:  Early Childhood Education.

Reasonable adjustments

All 番茄社区 students have the opportunity to demonstrate, with reasonable adjustments where applicable, the inherent requirements for their course. For more information please visit: Student Disability Policy and Procedure.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

ED1401:03 Education Perspectives and Practice

ED1411:03 Science and Sustainability in Education

ED1421:03 Foundations of Language and Literacy in Education

ED1439:03 Early Childhood Education and Care 1

ED1440:03 Technologies for Early Childhood Education

ED1443:03 Arts Education for Early Childhood

ED1481:03 Educational Psychology: Learners and Learning

ED1492:03 Teaching Mathematics and Numeracy in Primary and Early Childhood Settings

Level 2

:03 Health and Physical Education for Early Childhood

ED2093:03 Early Childhood Mathematics and Numeracy 1

ED2094:03 Approaches to Oral Language and Reading Development in the Early Years

ED2491:03 Planning for Engaging Learning

ED2991:03 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

ED2096:03 Humanities and Social Sciences for Early Childhood Education

ED2095:03 Science Education for Early Childhood

ED2097:03 Play Pedagogies for Early Learners

Level 3

ED3442:03 Inclusive Education: Differentiated Learning for Students with Special Needs and Abilities

ED3443:03 English as an Additional Language/Dialect for Indigenous Learners

ED3441:03 Technologies Across the Curriculum

ED3223:03 Communicating and Producing Texts in Early Childhood Contexts

ED3096:03 Early Childhood Mathematics and Numeracy 2

ED3097:06 Reflective Teaching Cycles and Positive Learning Environments (ECE)

ED3590:03 Early Childhood Education and Care 2

Level 4

ED4460:03 Service Learning for Sustainable Futures

ED4622:03 Learning and Teaching in Rural and Remote Contexts

ED4388:03 Fourth Year Professional Experience A [Singapore]

ED4390:06 Fourth Year Professional Experience B [Singapore]

ED4621:03 Leading Wellbeing and Sustainability in Learning Communities

ED4623:03 Teachers as Ethical and Collaborative Change Agents

ED4995:03 Education Across Culturally Diverse Contexts

Location

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

番茄社区 Singapore

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Maximum time to complete

9 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

This course includes prescribed professional placements. Students may be required to undertake such placements away from the campus at which they are enrolled, at their own expense.

Further information about placements can be found at Coursework Enrolment Procedure.

Special assessment requirements

Students who do not complete the required number of days of a professional experience subject or a professional component of a subject, without the approval of the Director of Professional Experience, will be determined to have failed the subject.

Refer to Review of a Student’s Suitability to Continue a Course Involving Placement policy.

Professional accreditation requirements

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Credit

Eligibility

Students may apply for credit transfer for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.

Maximum allowed

63 credit points

Currency

Credit will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 19 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

BACHELOR OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Approved abbreviation

BECE

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable

Exit with lesser award

Students who have completed 24 credit points of their course award requirements, and withdraw from or fail to meet the requirements for progression in the later years, may be eligible for the award of Diploma of Tertiary Studies.

Students who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 72 credit points of appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of Bachelor of Educational Services.

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special awards

Students may receive an Award of Recognition in accordance with the