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The Visual and Media Arts for Early Childhood unit offered by Curtin University focuses on the delivery of arts education within early childhood education.
Each stage of the teaching process will be taught in this unit; from the principles, to lesson planning, through to classroom delivery. This unit operates through the childhood education lens of inquiry-based learning which helps to both nourish and encourage creative self-expression, the communication of ideas and the making of meaning.
Studying this course, you will also look at current Australian curriculum and the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care to develop and plan arts learning for your students.
You will be encouraged to look at different aspects of delivering early childhood arts education and nurture your own artistic abilities to help you with your teaching.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) course.
In this Visual and Media Arts for Early Childhood 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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When finished this unit students will be ready to deliver arts education at an early childhood level in accordance with current frameworks and national standards.
You will leave with an appreciation for art, which will then be carried through to your classrooms. This unit will develop your understanding of lesson planning and delivery, and will also ensure you’re equipped to teach in ethical and culturally sensitive educational environments.
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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.
Find out more about government study loans here.
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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.