In this unit, pre-service teachers will develop their teaching practice in early childhood education by viewing children as
capable and learning in relationship. Pre-service teachers will critically engage with major theorists and theories in relation
to children aged 3 to 5 years and childhoods grounded in meaning making, complexity, multiplicity, and context. As part of
this work, pre-service teachers will analyse related research and contemporary issues. Pre-service teachers will also learn
how to utilise pedagogical documentation to inform curriculum creation. This unit includes a 10-day placement with childrenaged 3-5 years.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Links to required texts will be available via VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):