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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Postgraduate

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Education

Websites

Faculty of Education

Location

Clayton, Singapore

This specialisation will develop your early childhood practices whether you are an early childhood educator, leader, policy maker or are simply interested in advancing your understanding of young children's learning. It addresses the emerging demand in global economies to build professional capacity for the early childhood sector. It will equip you to respond to complex issues around children, their families and communities. It will enhance your ability to understand and implement inclusive teaching and learning practices among young children and to lead educational work, innovative curriculum, teaching and policy, and professional learning in early childhood contexts.

Units

In order to graduate from D6002 Master of Education with a specialisation in early childhood education students must complete two or three enhanced professional learning units (24 or 36 points) from the following:

  • EDF5904 Children, families, communities
  • EDF5905 Early years, literacy and numeracy
  • EDF5632 Understanding inclusion in learning communities

Refer to the course entry for full course requirements.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this postgraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following degree:

  • D6002 Master of Education

Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.