ECE32

L3 Early Childhood Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Mapp

Early Childhood Education is a great course for those considering a future in Education at any level, Social Services, Health or Childcare. Students are encouraged to use their creativity with learning activities.

Topics include Development, Health, Learning Through Play, Developing Relationships, and Care, with a focus on essential skills and knowledge that can be transferred to a range of future career options. Students can achieve up to 33 credits which can be used towards the new Level 2 New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care, which is an approved NZQA qualification.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None

Standards Available

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10013 v7
NZQA Info
Explain the relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whariki as a framework for programme development
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10019 v7
NZQA Info
Describe and contribute to safe practices and a safe environment for mokopuna/children in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10026 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of mokopuna/children's holistic development and learning in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26707 v5
NZQA Info
Describe the value of play and create resources for children's learning and development in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26708 v5
NZQA Info
Describe respectful, reciprocal and responsive relationships with mokopuna/children in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29865 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and reflect on practices to protect and promote the health and holistic wellbeing of young mokopuna/children
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29868 v2
NZQA Info
Describe professional behaviours and manage personal health and wellbeing in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29869 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of ethical responsibility to guide practice in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0