This subject requires you to do a practical placement, please see Additional Requirements for more information.

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Connections and Transitions: 3-5 Year Old Placement

Undergraduate | LTU-EDU3CAT | 2024

Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
6 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Connections and Transitions: 3-5 Year Old Placement

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of the importance of continuity in the learning experience and the key issues which impact on an effective transition between early learning settings and school contexts, with particular consideration given to the correlation between the Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework.
    2. Articulate a range of strategies used to effectively and sensitively promote partnerships between teachers, children, families and other professionals to support transitions and the continuity of the learning process.
    3. Demonstrate understanding of skills and strategies that are responsive to sector based policies and practices to support children's wellbeing and safety and their engagement in learning, and which reflect knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and curriculum requirements.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • LAT-ECE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

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:

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).


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: EBECEO.

Additional requirements

  • Placement requirements - Professional Experience of 20 days in a 3-5 year old early learning setting is included in this subject.

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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Bachelor of Early Childhood Education

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