Sociocultural Learning -Early Childhood (EDMT5552)


By focussing on socio-cultural theories of development this unit of study fosters students' development of knowledge and skills around the provision of teaching and learning environments which promote positive social interactions and learning. The unit equips students with the ability to guide young children's understanding and appreciation of the socially and culturally rich world around them in developmentally appropriate ways and to help them understand their membership, role and value as a member of a family, community, nation and world.

Further unit of study information


1x2-hr seminar/wk for 8 weeks


2000wd critical reflection on a reading task (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


48 credit points of units

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.