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Duration:

1 year

Original price was: $4,000.00.Current price is: $2,500.00.

This course includes:

1 year

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Certificate of completion

1 year

Description

Degree graduates with an interest in the early childhood sector have an opportunity to enhance their knowledge in research and leadership with this postgraduate diploma that also serves as a pathway to our Masters’ qualifications.

You'll also gain hands-on work experience in a range of settings, graduating with expertise in early-childhood learning built on a strong sense of social justice. Gain insight into the early years by studying these fascinating areas:
  • child development
  • teaching practice that includes Aboriginal perspectives
  • education and curriculum studies focused on childhood and relationships
  • family and community contexts
  • advocacy and activism in early-childhood settings
  • history and philosophy of early childhood
  • ethical early-childhood professional practice.
 
 

PGCert Option

An applicant can finish his/her course with 20-30 ECTS credits as well and apply for certification from OpenCoursa and educational partner.
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Initiate teaching and learning practices that foster learner engagement in complex contexts and foreground Aboriginal standpoints in early childhood education.
  • Critically review on different ways of knowing, being, and doing founded on the view of children and families as capable contributors to conceptual and pedagogical decision-making in learning and teaching.
  • Design teaching practices that reflect an ability to contextualise, question, resist, rethink, and act towards equity and the public good.
  • Exhibit a broad and coherent body of knowledge of early childhood pedagogy, curriculum and assessment in relation to the changing nature of education in a rapidly-evolving global context.
  • Appraise, adapt, and exemplify a range of oral and written communication techniques to engage and connect with learners, their parents/carers and the wider community.
  • Create learning opportunities that embrace a rich and varied curriculum, ensuring that learning and teaching approaches are based on sound ethical principles and foster reciprocal relationships in early childhood settings.
  • 40 ECTS Credits
  • Master in Education Development
  • Master in Early Education
  • Master in Education Contend Development
  • OpenCoursa
An applicant with relevant experience in the education sector up to 3-5 years can apply for credits transfer or apply a post-graduate diploma based on assessment. OpenCoursa and its partner value the professional experience and practices of teachers and its contribution towards development.  Please click this RPL.
Childcare job openings are expecting massive growth, with the number of qualified early-childhood teachers required at long-day-care centres to double in 2020. Thanks to the essential experience you’ll get from teaching early-childhood settings during your placement, you’ll be work-ready when you graduate. With an approved early-childhood teacher qualification, our graduates can find employment in:
  • public or private kindergartens (preschool)
  • long-day-care centres
  • early-childhood centres in anywhere in the world
 

Course Curriculum

    • The Young Child: Childhood in the Early Years 1 month, 1 week
    • Children and Families in Early Childhood Education 1 month, 1 week
    • The Authentic Leader 1 month, 1 week
    • Communities of Learning: Making Connections in Early Childhood Education 1 month, 1 week
    • Research Methods in Early Childhood Education 1 month, 1 week
    • The Arts in Early Childhood Education 1 month, 1 week
    • The Effective Early Childhood Manager 1 month, 1 week

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