University of Technology Sydney

028250 English Education 1

6cp; 1.5hpw x 9wks (online); availability: exchange and study abroad students with faculty approval
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10350 Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 012208 English Education 1

Primary Key Learning Area


This subject introduces students to the NSW English K–10 Syllabus (Vol. 1) and the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum (English). The focus in this subject is on Early Stage 1 and Stage 1 according to the NSW English K–10 Syllabus. The subject also attends to the Language, Literature and Literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum (English) for F – Year 2.

Students explore the acquisition and development of early language and literacy skills, particularly in the home-to-school context. Students develop understanding of literacy diagnostic testing and how this is linked to focused support for children from diverse backgrounds, ESL and EAL/D and children with diverse abilities.

Students develop knowledge of a range of evidenced-based strategies for the teaching of reading and writing, listening and speaking, and viewing and representing in the early learning years of primary school and how to program, and differentiate instruction, for diverse student populations.

Typical availability

Autumn D session, City campus

The subject is usually offered in these sessions. To confirm availability check the UTS Timetable Planner.

Detailed subject description.

Access conditions

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