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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

  • 19% international / 81% domestic

Graduate Certificate of Education (Early Childhood Studies)

  • Graduate Certificate

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
1 year part-time
Course Code

Study locations

Mount Lawley

What you will learn

  1. Apply high order analytical, problem solving and integrative thinking skills with a high level of personal autonomy when applying early childhood knowledge and skills in undertaking research, engaging in policy development, articulating a personal philosophy and improving teaching practice.
  2. Critically reflect using accredited standards, mentor feedback and the ECA Code of Ethics to demonstrate professional decision making and accountability in order to plan for continued collaborative and autonomous professional learning and development.
  3. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the ethical, legislative, regulatory and policy requirements that guide high quality provision, leadership, advocacy and review of effective practices across a range of early childhood settings.
  4. Demonstrate detailed specialised knowledge and understanding of early childhood development, pedagogy, learning frameworks, content and practices that enable the construction of effective early childhood curriculum for differentiated and engaged learning and teaching for all young children.
  5. Ethically utilise a range of communication skills and technologies effectively in designing, evaluating and implementing innovative early childhood programs, reporting children's learning and engaging children, families and communities.
  6. Work collaboratively and build positive sustainable relationships with children, colleagues, families and community stakeholders to broaden cultural competence and professional knowledge and practice.

Graduate outcomes

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