Subject Code :- EDEC108
Unit Title :- Ethical Or Professional Issue In Early Childhood Education
Assignment Type :- Essay
Number of Words : 2500 Words/ 10 Pages
Referencing Style: APA
References : 5
Topic :- Create an essay describing and reflecting on an ethical or professional issue in early childhood education using appropriate literature and documents
EDEC108 Early Childhood Education Essay – Australia.
Create an essay describing and reflecting on an ethical or professional issue in early childhood education using appropriate literature and documents.
Suggested Structure :
1.Identify ONE Ethical OR Professional issue
i. Justify your choice of ethical OR Professional issue.
ii. Describe how your chosen biblical principles relate to the issue.
iii. Provide examples of impact on key stakeholders.
2. Demonstrate application of the two following documents to the issue using the Ethical Decision Making Cycle
i.UN Convention of Children’s Rights
ii. ECA Code of Ethics
3.Demonstrate understanding and alignment of decision with
i.Belonging Being and Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia
ii.National Quality Standards
4.In conclusion and with reference to the Decision-Making Cycle, outline your response to the issue
5.Overall quality of writing
• Strong writing style with clear ability to express thoughts and points of view
• Adhering to the word limit
• Excellent grammar, syntax, spelling, etc.
• Correct APA referencing
Research and Referencing
You are expected to refer to the two required readings and at least 4 other references from peer-
reviewed journal articles. Refer to ExO and CuO for recommended readings.
In-text referencing and reference list (at the end of your essay) should be formatted according to APA guidelines.
E-journals available through Excelsia College Library portal
a. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
b. Early Childhood Education Journal
c. International Journal of Early Childhood
d. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal