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Early Childhood Professional Experience 3: Kindergarten to Pre-Primary Learning Environments

Undergraduate | CUR-EDE310 | 2024

Get practical with work placement and a digital portfolio. Apply and evaluate elements of early education including guiding behaviour and positive reciprocal relationships. Weigh up what makes a supportive learning environment for diverse learners.

Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Early Childhood Professional Experience 3: Kindergarten to Pre-Primary Learning Environments

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. appraise the progressive development of capabilities against the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers and evidence this in a prepared digital professional portfolio
    2. appraise and apply research findings about effective approaches to guiding behaviour, constructing positive reciprocal relationships with children, families and the community, and creating supportive learning environments to cater for the diverse needs and cultural backgrounds of children

    3. interpret data relating to early childhood education and propose actions to improve the diverse learning outcomes of children
    4. evaluate and implement assessment strategies, moderation procedures and reporting to stakeholders for children in Kindergarten and Pre-primary settings
    5. synthesise understandings about professional practice to apply and demonstrate knowledge and skills for effective learning and teaching; and the creation and maintenance of positive learning environments that support the diverse needs of children aged three to five years.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-ECE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)


  • CUR-FAST-DEG-2024 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Equivalent subjects

You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.

  • CUR-EDE322 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Placement requirements - This subject includes a 4-week professional experience placement in a school. placements are undertaken on a full-time basis in a continuous block.
  • Other requirements -

    This subject is not available for students who are under the age of 16.
    Please note that all relevant, valid working with children checks and clearances must be provided as requested prior to commencement of the placement.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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