If you already involved in the care and education of young children at home, or want to gain a recognised qualification, then this new programme will give you the flexibility to work while you study towards a formal qualification in home based early childhood care.
Enjoy face to face learning with only 10 class hours per week, learn about child development and get the skills you need to deliver quality early childhood education in a home based setting. This programme also provides a pathway into our Diploma in Early Childhood Level 5 programme.
Graduates may be able to work as:
a nanny or au-pair
an educator in home based, centre-based and hospital-based services
as an ECE play-group coordinator
Context of Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa
Communities in Aotearoa New Zealand and Maori as Tangata Whenua
The early childhood curriculum Te Whariki applied to assessment for learning and teaching practice in an early childhood setting
Professional practice informed by learning and development theories, government strategies and policy
Human development and learning
Health and safety policies and procedures in practice; plans and evaluation