TEPI305-23YC1 (C) Year C First Half 2023

The Teacher's Role in Learning and Assessment/Nga Tirohanga Whanui

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 26 February 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 May 2023


This course explores sociocultural assessment theories and related, foregrounding the principles of Te Whariki and the teacher's role as it relates to current pedagogies in learning. Students will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide meaningful formative assessment, which forms the basis for planning for infants, toddlers and young children, including transitions to, within and from early childhood settings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Apply a range of techniques and skills to provide appropriate formative assessment
2. Plan using formative assessment information to appropriately meet the needs of infants, toddlers and young children, including those in the process of transition
3. Synthesise theoretical debates and recent research on formative assessment in early childhood education both internationally and nationally


Timetable Note

Course Coordinator

Karen Turnock


Anna Niles


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Documentation and Critical reflection 03 May 2023 50%
Essay 02 Jun 2023 50%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts:    Please refer to the Course Learn Site

Recommended Readings:   Please refer to the Course Learn Site

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All TEPI305 Occurrences

  • TEPI305-23YC1 (C) Year C First Half 2023
  • TEPI305-23YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2023 (Distance)