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Bachelor of Education Early Childhood Teaching (BEDEC)

UnitsRequirementsWeekly GuidelinesForms
EPE101EPE101 Requirements (docx 31KB)EPE101 Guidelines (docx 34KB)

EPE101 Form A (docx 37KB)

EPE101 Form B(docx 35KB)

EPE101 Form C (docx 73KB)

EPE110

Split placement Part 1 (10 days)

Strictly prior to school setting (Preschool) (3-5 year olds)

EPE110 Requirements (docx 33KB)

EPE110 Guidelines(docx 36KB)

EPE110 Form A (docx 46KB)

EPE110 Form B (docx 43KB)

EPE110 Form C (docx 74KB)

EPE110

Split placement Part 2 (15 days)

School setting Years 1-3 (5-8 year olds)

EPE110 Requirements (docx 32KB)EPE110 Guidelines (docx 35KB)

EPE110 Form A (docx 46KB)

EPE110 Form B (docx 43KB)

EPE110 Form C (docx 76KB)

EPE210

Split placement Part 1 (10 days)

Strictly prior to school setting (0-35 months age group)

EPE210 Requirements (docx 32KB)EPE210 Guidelines (docx 36KB)

EPE210 Form A (docx 40KB)

EPE210 Form B (docx 36KB)

EPE210 Form C (docx 72KB)

EPE210

Split placement Part 2 (15 days)

School setting (Transition) (Year 1 minus 1)

EPE210 Requirements (docx 32KB)EPE210 Guidelines (docx 37KB)

EPE210 Form A (docx 40KB)

EPE210 Form B (docx 36KB)

EPE210 Form C (docx 72KB)
EPE310EPE310 Requirements(docx 33KB)EPE310 Guidelines (docx 36KB)

EPE310 Form A (docx 46KB)

EPE310 Form B (docx 37KB)

EPE310 Form C (docx 84KB)

BEDEC professional experience requirements

BEDEC has 100 days of practicum experience across 4 sequences practicums, one per semester.

EPE101 - 20 days 3-5 year olds in a preschool attached to a school (Year 1 minus 2).
EPE110 - 10 days 3-5 year olds in a strictly prior to school setting (preschool) AND 15 days 5-8 year olds in a primary school (School setting Years 1-3).
EPE210 - 10 days birth-35 months old in a strictly prior to school setting AND 15 days 5 year olds in a primary school (School setting Years 1 minus 1).
EPE310 - 20 hours community service prior to 30 days in a primary school setting

Common ages

The name for the first year of primary school varies considerably between states and territories. Please refer to Australian compulsory school years (JPEG 141KB).

Course Structure

The course is theory based and practical, with students having supervised professional experience in schools/learning sites from first semester in first year. There are four professional experience blocks that require full-time commitment in each year of the course. The course can be completed by fully external study (online) or in a blend of online and internal formats. There is a high level of online study and interaction for all students.

This course requires a high level of on-line work especially for external students.

EPE101 Professional Experience: Preparation for Practicum

EPE110 Professional Experience: Teaching for Learning
EPE210 Professional Experience: Learner Development
EPE310 Professional Experience: Learning for All

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