Professional Practice and Pedagogy 2

75205

This course will provide you with opportunities to develop your professional knowledge, skills and dispositions that will be required when working in a range of early childhood services and settings. The second practicum will further develop your pedagogical skills and professional knowledge to enable a full contribution to the early childhood setting.  There will be a focus on supporting infants, toddlers and young children’s social competence through inclusive practice and pedagogies. You will be required to implement a range of teaching strategies including socio-cultural approaches to assessment and bi-cultural practice.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
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    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

Practice

  • Contribute fully to the early childhood setting and to the teaching team, through being involved in activities, experiences, events, and relevant meetings 
  • Use socio-cultural assessment methods to gather information about children to support their learning and development 
  • Respond to the complexity and culture of each setting in curriculum decisions and use a range of teaching strategies and resources to support children’s learning and development
  • Select and implement learning experiences that support infants, toddlers and children’s social competence in early childhood settings
  • Incorporate bicultural understanding into pedagogical practices and professional behaviours during teaching practicum

Pedagogy

  • Articulate what it means to be a teacher and a member of a profession and consistently behave in ways that engender the confidence, trust and respect of their community 
  • Critically evaluate an implementation of socio-cultural assessment and planning based on a sound understanding of Te Whāriki, the abilities and interests of the children, and the aspirations and values of their families, whanau and communities 
  • Evaluate the use of your teaching kete

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us