CONNECTIONS AND TRANSITIONS

EDU2CT

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students examine the progression as children extend their connections from early learning towards formal schooling. Students will focus on the kindergarten year and the transition to the preparatory year for the child. The significance of transition as presented in the Early Years Learning Framework will be addressed.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline activities

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBEL or EBECE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Programming and planning in early childhood settings

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorArthur, L., Beecher, B., Death, E., Dockett, S., & Farmer, S.

Year2014

Edition/Volume5th ed

PublisherCENGAGE LEARNING

ISBN0170270807, 9780170270809

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Early Childhood Curriculum

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMcLachlan, C., Fleer, M., & Edwards, S.

Year2018

Edition/Volume3rd

PublisherCAMBRIDGE

ISBN9781316642849

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required20 days – 140 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional

WBL addtional requirementsAll students will be required  to hold a valid Working with Children (WWC) Check prior to undertaking professional placements as part of this subject.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise transitional requirements from Kindergarten to School, acknowledging children's individual differences, temperaments and behaviour, working towards a notion of "readiness".
02. Explore the strategies used to promote partnerships between teachers, children and families.
03. Establish continuity of curriculum from the EYLF to the Australian curriculum to establish robust learning pathways for young children.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Online study 2/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 22 - 31
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
Kindergarten (3-5 year olds)

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 22 - 31
Three 1.00 h scheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 31 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Transition Statement (approx 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1

Practicum Journal portfolio (approx 1750 words) Hurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes50 SILO2, SILO3

Practicum Report (approx 500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3

Professional Practice (satisfactorily completed) This is a hurdle requirement

N/AOtherIndividualYes0

On-Line, 2021, Online study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 34 - 43
One 20.00 d placement - off site per study period from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
Kindergarten (3-5 year olds)

Scheduled Online ClassWeek: 34 - 43
Three 1.00 h scheduled online class per week from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Transition Statement (approx 1500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo40 SILO1

Practicum Journal portfolio (approx 1750 words) Hurdle requirement: 20 day block of (compulsory) supervised teaching practice. Satisfactory participation & performance to defined exit standards are required.

N/AAssignmentIndividualYes50 SILO2, SILO3

Practicum Report (approx 500 words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO2, SILO3

Professional Practice (satisfactorily completed) This is a hurdle requirement

N/AOtherIndividualYes0