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This online Open Universities Australia and Macquarie University unit gives students the opportunity to complete a mentored Early Childhood Postgraduate Internship. You will develop your confidence and sense of independence as a teacher, which will allow you to make professional decisions in response to daily challenges.
You will develop an understanding of the role you will play as a teacher both in the community, and in the lives of individual students, colleagues, and families. By familiarising yourself with your role, you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to allow you to work with children, parents, and colleagues in a collaborative manner in order to provide the best possible learning experience for your students.
You will build on your knowledge of childhood pedagogy, and develop a practical understanding of your existing theoretical knowledge. You will also explore how young children learn in indoor environments, and how this differs and compares to how they learn in outdoor environments.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed the following units:
Applicants must also be accepted into the following course:
In this teaching unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
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 Early Childhood Postgraduate Internship unit will help you to make progress towards being a confident teacher of young children. You will develop the skills, knowledge, and confidence to be an effective and professional teacher. This will be complemented by your enhanced understanding of the approach necessary to form relationships with colleagues, families, and students in order to best aid the learning process.
During this online unit you will also gain vital leadership skills, and become aware of the best teaching practices for both outdoor and indoor education.
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 a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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.