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About

Learn what phonics is and how to teach it in the early years. This Teaching Phonics in Early Childhood course is offered at Queensland University of Technology by FutureLearn.

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Overview

Learn evidence-based skills for teaching phonics to young children.

Intentionally and explicitly teaching the relationship between letters and sounds through play-based pedagogies is a crucial part of children’s literacy development. There is much popular debate surrounding this topic, amongst researchers, teachers, parents and education authorities. 

This Teaching Phonics in Early Childhood course from Queensland University of Technology by FutureLearn will share research-based knowledge and skills around code-based literacy in early childhood.

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Describe code-related literacy, including phonics, phonemic awareness and phonological awareness
  • Explain why teaching and learning code-related literacy is important
  • Identify an appropriate strategy for teaching code-related literacy in early childhood settings

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?

  • What is code-related literacy?
  • What is phonics?
  • Why is phonics important in early childhood settings?
  • What are some evidence-based strategies for teaching phonics?

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 1 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is a general, introductory course aimed at anyone supporting children to prepare for school, including parents, educators and workers in early childhood education and care (ECEC), centre directors, early primary school teachers, and education leaders.
For Australian educators, this course aligns with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST):
  • Know the content and how to teach it
2.1, 2.5
  • Engage in professional learning
6.1, 6.2, 6.3
  • Engage professionally with colleagues
7.4

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • Extra Benefits if you upgrade: From $59

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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