2010 Course Handbook
ECH120: Foundation Studies in Early Childhood Education
This unit offers students an introduction to studying early childhood education. It provides a foundational overview of the social, historical and theoretical influences that shape early childhood provisions in Australia today, and provides students with an understanding of the different educational settings where early childhood teachers are employed. Students explore a range of early childhood settings through on site visits spanning the age range of birth to year 6. This enables students to begin to understand the roles and responsibilities of teachers and the broader context of the profession.
D1 - Day; Offered in the first half-year
X1 - External study; Offered in the first half-year (Session Dates: 6-7 April)
V2 - Vacation study - second semester
|Staff Contact(s):||Ms Amanda Niland|
Institute of Early Childhood
For unit timetable information please visit the Timetables@Macquarie Website .