This unit introduces students to key issues and knowledge that are unique or defining features of teaching and learning in Early Childhood contexts including the history of the profession. Students studying this unit will consider professional principles and processes applicable to approved national and state policies and curriculum guidelines. Students will engage with a range of concepts, strategies and resources in preparation for professional experiences teaching and learning in early years' settings such as broad understanding of approaches to planning, programming and legal requirements.
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