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This course explores sociocultural assessment theories and related, foregrounding the principles of Te Whariki and the teacher's role as it relates to current pedagogies in learning. Students will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide meaningful formative assessment, which forms the basis for planning for infants, toddlers and young children, including transitions to, within and from early childhood settings.
*Please note this course is only available to initial teacher education students. To enrol in this course you need to be accepted and enrolled in one of our Initial Teacher Education programmes.
1. Apply a range of techniques and skills to provide appropriate formative assessment2. Plan using formative assessment information to appropriately meet the needs of infants, toddlers and young children, including those in the process of transition3. Synthesise theoretical debates and recent research on formative assessment in early childhood education both internationally and nationally
Students must attend one activity from each section.
ON-SITE INTENSIVEStudents enrolled in TEPI305-23YD1(D) are required to attend compulsory face-to-face sessions at an On-Site Intensive (OSI) in ChristchurchAny costs, including travel, accommodation, childcare etc. associated with attendance at the On-Site Intensive are met by the student
Required Texts: Please refer to the Course Learn SiteRecommended Readings: Please refer to the Course Learn Site
Domestic fee $821.00
International fee $3,750.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
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School of Teacher Education