Professional Practice and Pedagogy 3B

75305

This course provides you with opportunities to develop the professional knowledge, skills and dispositions required to work in a range of early childhood services and settings. This practicum prepares you to meet the Graduating Teacher Standards (Education Council NZ) through in depth knowledge of, and critical engagement with, these standards. A focus of this final practicum is the concept of leadership in early childhood education and what this means for the teacher as an advocate for young children from diverse family backgrounds and communities.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $902 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online/Print
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
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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

  • Demonstrate personal and professional qualities outlined in the Graduating Teaching Standards: Aotearoa New Zealand and knowledge of the Registered Teacher Criteria
  • Demonstrate elements of leadership within an early childhood teaching team including sharing knowledge with colleagues
  • Critically analyse own teaching practice in light of ethical considerations and statutory requirements for professional practice
  • Apply a critical understanding to the role of teacher as advocate for children and families within the early childhood setting
  • Demonstrate in practice an in depth understanding of equity and diversity

Pedagogy

  • Articulate a professional identity that reflects a commitment to social justice, advocacy, sustainability and Te Tiriti ō Waitangi
  • Discuss the complexity of management, leadership and administration requirements and how these influence quality assurance systems in early childhood settings
  • Develop a professional development plan to ensure continual learning and improvement as an early childhood teacher, leading to and beyond teacher registration.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

There are no textbooks required for this course. 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $902 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online/Print
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us