Professional Practice 3a

EDU717

This professional experience placement enables ākonga to apply their knowledge, skills, and dispositions to work in early learning services in Aotearoa New Zealand and to demonstrate Our Code Our Standards in a supported environment.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $677 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Ākonga will consolidate their experience and knowledge from previous practica and competently and collaboratively contribute to the learning community. Ākonga will incorporate knowledge relevant to local/ regional iwi into their curriculum planning. They will develop their skills to become proactive in building reciprocal and culturally responsive relationships with all members of the learning community. A key focus of this practicum is to develop understanding and skills in assessing and planning for tamariki who require additional support in their learning and development, behaviour or communication. Ākonga will competently co-construct relevant learning with tamariki and their whānau, building on what tamariki know and can do, and design engaging and challenging learning experiences. 

 

Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Incorporate tangata whenuatanga (having knowledge of and commitment to local and regional iwi) into planning, curriculum content, and assessment
  • Build and sustain culturally responsive learning relationships with the learning community – including tamariki, kaiako, whānau and their communities.
  • Collaborate with the teaching team to take responsibility for an aspect of the programme
  • Apply relevant assessment methods and plan for tamariki who require additional support in their learning and development, behaviour or communication.
  • Co-construct learning experiences that scaffold learning and are engaging and challenging.
  • Utilise inquiry to develop alternative, intentional and inclusive teaching practices.

 

Assessment

100% internal assessment and includes a practicum.

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

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
2025
Jan
Feb

February enrolment dates

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24 Feb 2025
15 Jun 2025
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June enrolment dates

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16 Jun 2025
5 Oct 2025
  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $677 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us