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Gain a deeper understanding of children’s rights and the importance of social justice with this online course unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University.
Designed with today’s early childhood educator in mind, this unit dissects the pivotal role early childhood education plays in upholding the rights of young children, and how you can help foster a child’s identity and sense of belonging.
The unit introduces you to the idea of the early childhood education setting as a democratic forum, and covers topics such as unequal childhoods, diversity and difference, and culture and values.
You will also be guided through the pedagogical documentation for social justice and examine the relationships between schools, families and communities and how they interact to play a major role in shaping a child’s development.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit you must be accepted into the following course:
It is also recommended that you complete the following unit, prior to commencing:
In this education 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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This unit will provide you with a deeper understanding of the underlying social justice principles that are integrated into the early childhood education system in Australia.
This knowledge is highly valued by early childhood employers, and will help expand your career potential.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.