Pre-service teachers will undertake an extended period of professional experience in a birth – 2 years early childhood setting that has a qualified early childhood teacher onsite. They will be supported by the placement centre’s mentor, online materials, and preparatory classes within Professional Practice 2.
During the 15 days of placement, preservice teachers will work collaboratively with staff, families and the community to provide responsive care and education within a birth – 2 years setting. Preservice teachers will articulate and connect their philosophical and theoretical standpoints to the planning cycle to generate practice in a setting for very young children.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Key texts and professional practice videos will be provided on the digital online learning platform.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):