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Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood)

BTeachEC

240 cp

Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Brisbane, Queensland (in Mixed Mode to Indigenous students)
Canberra, ACT
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites at year 12, or equivalent:

Assumed knowledge: ACT – English advanced and at least a major in mathematical applications with grades of C or higher; NSW – two units of English Band 4 and two units of Mathematics Band 4 or appropriate VET Certificate III or IV.

2. Requirements for completion of the degree2

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete:

  1. 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:
    1. 90 cp from Education Studies;
    2. 60 cp from Curriculum Foundation Studies;
    3. 60 cp from Curriculum and Pedagogy;
    4. 30 cp from Electives;

and

  1. Prescribed Professional Experience Units.

Schedule of Unit Offerings3

Click here for Unit Descriptions

Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Education Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDCU101

10

Early Childhood Education 1: Early Childhood Pedagogy and Curriculum

EDCU202

10

Early Childhood Education 4: Building Curriculum Connections and Continuities

EDFD127

10

Contexts for Learning and Development

EDFD136

10

Early Childhood Education: The Ecology of Childhood

EDFD220

10

Teaching and Managing Learning Environments

EDFD221

10

Creating Inclusive Safe and Supportive Schools

EDFD227

10

Early Childhood Education 3: Partnerships for Learning

EDFD268

10

Teaching and Learning: Preparing for the Contexts of the Field

EDFD314

10

Early Childhood Education 5: Early Childhood Leadership


Curriculum Foundation Studies
Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDLA107

10

Linguistics for Literacy

EDLA108

10

Children’s Literature for Literacy

EDMA103

10

Exploring Mathematics 1

EDMA309

10

Exploring Mathematics 2

EDST107

10

Science and Technology for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers 1

EDST204

10

Science and Technology for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers 2


Curriculum and Pedagogy

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAR308

10

Creative Arts Education 1

EDLA204

10

Literacy Education 1

EDMA202

10

Mathematics: Learning and Teaching 1

EDPH306

10

Personal Development Health and Physical Education 1 (Inc: EDPH103)

EDSS428

10

Connecting Society and Environment: Curriculum for Learning (Inc: EDSS322)

EDST201

10

Science and Technology Education


Electives

Inclusion and Disability Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAC225

10

Family Studies and Disability

EDAC314

10

Positive Behaviour Approaches


Theology and Religious Education Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDRE101

10

Religious Education 14

THBS100

10

Introduction to the Bible

THEO228

10

The Christian Life: Worship and Ethics


Indigenous Studies Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

ADAB113

10

Australian Indigenous Peoples, Cultures and Identity (Inc: EDAB111)

ADAB204

10

Australian History in an Indigenous Context


Professional Experience

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX111

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 1

or

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX112

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 1A (Inc: EDFX111)

and

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX113

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 1B (Pre: EDFX112)

EDFX215 0 Professional Experience Early Childhood 2

or

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX217

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 2A (Pre: EDFX111 or equivalent, Inc: EDFX215)

and

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX218

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 2B (Pre: EDFX111 or equivalent)

EDFX267 0 Community Engagement Program (Co: EDFD221)

EDFX314

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 3 (Inc: EDFX315)

or

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX315

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 3A (Inc: EDFX314)

and

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDFX316

0

Professional Experience Early Childhood 3B


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Requirements for working with children: All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld), Working with Children Check (ACT, NSW and Vic). International students must bring police check documentation from their own countries.
3For Indigenous students undertaking the course, the unit codes will begin with A in place of the first letter of the unit codes listed in the Schedule of Unit Offerings. Unit codes beginning with A are available only to Indigenous students.
4Students not seeking Religious Education Accreditation may take one of the following units or another Education unit approved by the Course Coordinator:

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDPH162 10 Personal Development, Health and Physical Education 2
EDAR462 10 Creative Arts Education 2