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This online Child Development for Educators unit is geared towards individuals looking to build a career as a primary school teacher or early childhood educator.
Delivered entirely online by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, this unit is designed to cover the development of children in the first 12 years of their life.
The unit is grounded in theory and research, and gives a thorough overview of the typical and atypical processes a child undergoes in relation to their physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.
Students will also examine the impact of biological and environmental influences on a child’s development, and address how contemporary educators can maximise development outcomes during these formative years.
The unit is a comprehensive look into the processes of childhood development, and gives you insight into what a degree in primary school teaching involves.
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have completed any of the following units or their equivalent:
In this child development for educators unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Once you complete this unit, you will be in a better position to judge whether a career in early childhood or primary school teaching is the path for you.
You will also walk away from this unit with a thorough understanding of the following aspects of child development:
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.