In this diploma, you will explore inclusive learning and teaching practices concerning age, gender, ethnicity and ability, as you learn a wide range of diverse philosophies and theories concerning belonging, being and becoming in curricula which shape the field.
You'll also gain insights into indigenous perspectives and approaches, and hone your practice as informed by international trends and policies.
Incursions and hands-on activities
RMIT Bundoora campus has a rich outdoor environment where students can engage in a range of incursions and hands-on activities using natural materials to explore STEM-based learning.
- Engaging with local Aboriginal community members as you gain knowledge of some of the oldest teaching methods in the world.
- Joining in the Scar Tree Walk at Bundoora campus.
Assessments are designed based on contemporary issues in Early Childhood Education (ECE) services, which enable you to understand the work requirements and prepare you as an effective educator within the ECE industry.
Students undertake placements in early childhood settings in order to put theories, concepts and ideas into practice, while being mentored by qualified and experienced early childhood teachers.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.