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EUB140 Professional Experience: Introduction to Early Childhood Practice in Kindergartens

Early childhood teachers draw on educational theories and practices, curriculum knowledge, play-based pedagogies, and understanding of the multiple ways that children learn to provide effective, inclusive and engaging educational environments for children aged 3-5 years. This unit focuses on examining the roles and practices of early childhood teachers; building respectful relationships with children, families, communities and colleagues; observing, documenting and assessing children's learning; planning and implementing engaging play-based pedagogies to support and extend children's learning; and critically reflecting on teaching, and links between the National Quality Standard and the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. The unit includes a 15-day professional experience placement (ACECQA requirements) in a kindergarten setting and will further support you to develop knowledge and skills related to your Teaching Performance Assessment (TPA).

Unit information

Unit code
EUB140
Faculty
Faculty of Education
School/Discipline
Faculty of Education
Study area
Education
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 2, 2019 22 July 2019 - 15 November 2019 Kelvin Grove
Kelvin Grove (External)
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Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $820
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $2,796
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $3,792
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Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
EUB104
Anti-requisites
EDB120 and EDB121

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

Unit outlines

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