This programme will develop your knowledge and skills as an educator, enabling you to provide and support the education and care of infants, toddlers, and young children.
Spend up to 7 weeks working in an Early Childhood setting which will increase your employment opportunities. You’ll learn how to use age-appropriate resources for the development of young children and demonstrate relationships with a wide range of people.
The programme includes a practicum in an Early Childhood Centre which is an integral part of the course.
The context of Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa
How to observe, write and explain a child’s behavior & develop learning plans
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