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Early Childhood

Whether studying an undergraduate or postgraduate Early Childhood program with USQ, you can make a difference and give young people a strong start in their learning development.

  • Specialise in the development and care of children from birth to 8 years.
  • Learn skills in implementing teaching programs and learning environments that focus on the child's development including planning play activities; storytelling and music; organising excursions and monitoring the child's development; and identification of developmental issues and recommending appropriate follow-up pathways.
  • Gain practical hands-on classroom skills with our professional activities and opportunities to engage with teachers.
  • Bachelor of Education graduates are eligible to apply for teacher registration with the Queensland College of Teachers.

Career opportunities

You have the opportunity to gain teaching and leadership positions in early childhood, working with children in childcare centres, kindergartens, or working in primary schools (prep to year 3).

Find out how to become an Early Childhood Teacher.

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Find study areas where your talents and interests can thrive.

Study Early Childhood at USQ