Performing Arts in Early Childhood Education

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

A perfect unit for anyone aspiring for a career in artistic education, Performing Arts in Early Childhood Education delivers a comprehensive introduction to the methodologies, theory and practice behind teaching performing arts.

This online unit, provided by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, delivers practical training based on the national primary education arts curriculum. This unit will equip you with the knowledge and skills to develop and deliver performing arts lessons to young children.

In alignment with the national curriculum, by studying this unit you will develop a range of suitable student monitoring and assessment methods to accurately measure development and academic performance.

As well as developing your understanding and skills in education, you will also benefit from increasing your personal ability in the performing arts. Upon completion of this unit, you’ll feel confident in both your ability as a performer and as a performing arts educator.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enrol, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood), Curtin University

You should also ensure that you have not already completed the following unit, as it is considered academically equivalent:

  • Performing Arts for Educators

Areas of study

In this education unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction to performing arts
  • Music
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Arts in Society
  • Integrated programming
  • Summary

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood),?Curtin University

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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How will this unit advance my career?

Performing Arts in Early Childhood Education is the perfect introductory unit for anyone seeking a career in primary arts education. The unit covers teaching methodologies and assessment techniques in line with the national curriculum, ensuring you graduate job-ready. Upon completion of this unit you will feel confident in planning and conducting early education performing arts classes.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Performing Arts in Early Childhood Education from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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