EDUC0607 – Investigating Education in Aotearoa New Zealand

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Module code
EDUC0607
Module title
Investigating Education in Aotearoa New Zealand
Prescription
To engage students with historical and contemporary issues that influence education in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Programmes
  • EF2005
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
60
Self directed hours
90
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
1. Examine and appraise key political ideologies impacting education.
2. Explore and consider implications for communities, whanau and tamariki of societal and economic factors, in relation to education.
3. Investigate and analyse cultural diversity and its significance to education.
Content
• Historical and contemporary constructs of child, childhood and education.
• Concepts of advocacy and lobbying.
• Theoretical, historical and cultural impacts and influences on education including policy and reforms.
• Unpacking the standards for the teaching profession and understanding the code of professional responsibility.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Inquiry-based learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices; Reflective Practice.
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to provide sufficient evidence against all learning outcomes and gain an overall mark of at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
• Academic staff with relevant qualifications, knowledge and skills in early childhood education
• Specialist guest speakers
• Web enhancement
• Appropriate classroom
• Agreement with Field-based Practice placement to support student with their study commitments
• Face to face, Wananga, online, blended, self-directed, applied learning
Recommended Readings
Relevant required and recommended readings and resources will be updated annually prior to delivery of the module to ensure currency of the literature and resources. The annual required and recommended reading list will be provided to the students in Bachelor of Teaching (Early Years) annual Booklist and Student Module Booklet.