Research and practice
Understand, critique and apply the latest research and strategies in early childhood education to improve your practice and ensure better outcomes for children.
Be an advocate for early childhood education through effective leadership. Apply strategies across pedagogical practices and programs to instigate change for the benefit of children, students and the community.
Develop a global perspective of early childhood education and its impact on curriculum, education systems, community and leadership across Australia and in local contexts.
Language and literacy
Explore evidence-based research on teaching and learning language and literacy in contemporary early childhood contexts.
- Leading Education in a Global Context
- Assessment in Education: Policies, Pedagogy and Equity
- Inquiry-Based Practice
- Advanced Seminar
- Leading Early Childhood Pedagogy and Practice (0-8 years)
- Leading Family and Community in the Early Years (0-8 years)
- Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Education
- Language and Literacy in Early Childhood
Edith Cowan University is a young and progressive university with a strong reputation for excellence in teaching. We have been rated the maximum of five stars for teaching quality by our graduates for 15 years in a row, making ECU the only public university in Australia to achieve such a consistently high rating. We have also been ranked the top public university in Australia for teaching quality in the QILT (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching) survey for six years in a row. Our reputation for teaching quality and student experience has been built on the productive relationships we have with our students and with industry, government, communities and our alumni, sharing knowledge for the benefit of all.