Curriculum Planning and Assessment: Practicum 2

EDU20053 12.5 Credit Points Online

Contact hours

  • Swinburne online: Fully online plus 20 days placement

2020 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2 Teaching Period 3

6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

31 Jul 20

2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

27 Nov 20


EDU10001 Introduction to Curriculum Planning and Assessment: Practicum 1

Aims and objectives

This is the second of four professional experience units for the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Teaching). In this unit pre-service teachers will undertake 20 days of professional experience in an approved early childhood setting, with children aged two to five years under the supervision of approved mentors. The unit provides pre-service teachers with knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to teach children effectively. Pre-service teachers will gain knowledge about a variety of theoretical approaches to curriculum and assessment and become familiar with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) appropriate to the course stage of this professional experience.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to: 

1. Plan, implement and evaluate learning experiences. [APST 1, 2, & 3]
2. Modify learning environments to ensure safety and to facilitate learning. [APST 1 & 4]
3. Demonstrate professional relationships with education professionals, children and families. [APST 7 &
4. Critically reflect upon teaching and learning experiences. [APST 6 & 7]
5. Navigate relevant Early Childhood framework documents and identify appropriate resources to support
teaching and learning. [APST 1 & 7]