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Numeracy for Birth to 4 Year-Olds

Postgraduate | CUR-MTEC506 | 2024

Assess the best ways to introduce numerical concepts to the very young. Consider the variety of learning environments that children find themselves in, such as the home, care settings and the community. Learn to work in tandem with family members.

Study method
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024

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Numeracy for Birth to 4 Year-Olds

About this subject

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

    1. incorporate collaborative practices to plan, observe and evaluate children’s learning related to mathematical language and concepts
    2. analyse appropriate resources to develop mathematical understanding of children age birth to two years
    3. establish challenging mathematical learning goals for children birth to four years
    4. identify and employ a range of strategies for involving parents/carers in the educative process and for reporting/providing feedback to parents/carers

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • CUR-MTE-MAS-2024 - Master of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Access to Microsoft Office or a unit approved alternative, Access to video creation and editing software

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.

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