Legal, ethical and quality frameworks inform, guide, constrain and expand professional work in early childhood education. This unit will introduce students to the National Quality Framework and its laws, regulations and curriculum documents, and to other rights-based and ethical charters utilised by the early childhood education sector to guide decision making in practice. These frameworks are the building blocks of early childhood education practice. This unit will support students to develop a basic conceptual knowledge of these documents and use them to make decisions in a range of early childhood contexts and scenarios. Through this unit, students will begin informed and reflective educative practices as they move through their course.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Required resources will be provided on VUCollaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):