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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate, Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate, Postgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedNot offered in 2010


This unit is principally comprised of up to 45 days of professional placement in prior-to-school settings, supported by regular in-centre tutorial sessions during block placements.


  1. foster professional relationships with children, families, and colleagues;
  2. systematically plan and implement curricular practices that draw on explicit links to children's experiences in their families and communities;
  3. effectively manage children's activities in the early childhood setting; and
  4. collaborate with professional colleagues to assess their own personal professional learning and development.


25 days Bachelor of Early Childhood Education 30 days Grad Dip Ed (plus15 days for students who don't have a recognised prior ECE qualification


Assessment task 1: Professional portfolio (equivalent to 1600 words, 40%)
Assessment task 2: Successful completion of professional placement (equivalent to 2400 words, 60%)