L3 Early Childhood Education

ECE32
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.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None


Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry


Standards Available
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10013 v6 Explain the relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whariki as a framework for programme development
3
I
2
U.S. 10019 v6 Describe and contribute to safe practices and a safe environment for children in an ECE service
3
I
3
U.S. 10026 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of children's development and learning and their relevance to an ECE service
3
I
5
U.S. 26707 v4 Describe the value of play and create resources for children's development and learning in an ECE service
3
I
4
U.S. 26708 v4 Develop respectful, reciprocal and responsive relationships with children in an ECE service
3
I
4
U.S. 29865 v1 Describe and reflect on practices to protect and promote the health and holistic wellbeing of children in an ECE service
3
I
4
U.S. 29868 v1 Demonstrate professional behaviour and manage personal health and wellbeing in an ECE service
3
I
4
U.S. 29869 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of ethical responsibility to guide practice in an ECE service
3
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.