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Understanding Young Children takes an in-depth look at development in children between birth and eight years, examining contemporary theories of early learning and social/cultural factors that may impact on an individual or group of children, to build a working knowledge of early childhood development.
In this unit, you will develop observational and analytic skills for identifying how family, community and other social factors impact upon young children’s development and learning. An observational study will be undertaken to demonstrate your knowledge in this area.
This unit, delivered online by Open Universities Australia and Griffith University, will build up your knowledge of key concepts, theories and tools for studying early childhood development.
Anyone can apply, although applicants must ensure they have not completed an academically equivalent unit.
In this education unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit. 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 provides a crucial understanding of early childhood development for those wishing to pursue a career in the field of education, particularly within the preschool and primary school systems. Further career opportunities include researching childhood development to inform policymakers, advocacy groups and social care programs.
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.
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