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Early Childhood Curriculum 6N1944 & Communications 6N1950

Course: Early Childhood Curriculum and Communications
Location: Mullingar / Naas
Start Date: Mullingar/ Naas
Duration: 10 Weeks
Times: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

This course is intended for those whom wish to develop the skills to critically reflect on the contributions of a range of early childhood educational theorists to pedagogical practice.

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Course Description

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to develop and implement a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.

The Benefits to Learners of this Valuable Qualification

  • To familiarise the learner with a range of pedagogical approaches in early childhood
  • To critically reflect on the role of the adult in delivering ECCE programmes.
  • To enable the learner in the understanding of the learning contexts which support childrens wellbeing and identity and belonging
  • To explore and apply theoretical knowledge to curriculum theory, practice and assessment.
  • To enable the learner to develop the academic and vocational language, literacy and numeracy skills related to Early Childhood Care and Education through the medium of the indicative content
  • To enable the learner to take responsibility for his/her own learning.

The requirements for entry to the Early Childhood Curriculum Level 6 Minor Award are, Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent qualifications or QQI Level 4 Certificate and/or relevant life and work experiences.

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The following content will be covered in this course:

  • Critically reflect on the contributions of a range of early childhood educational theorists to pedagogical practice
  • Assess a range of early childhood programme models and approaches and their implementation
  • Evaluate the role of the adult in supporting childrens learning and development
  • Select from a range of strategies to facilitate assessment for learning
  • Promote learning contexts which support childrens well-being, identities and belonging consistent with relevant legislation and national practice guidelines
  • Lead curriculum implementation in a variety of situations both indoor and outdoor
  • Evaluate personal and professional learning and that of others linking curriculum theory to practice and assessment
  • Reflect on own attitudes, values and beliefs and their impact on the learning environment.

The assessment process includes a combination of module appropriate assessment procedures which will facilitate the assessment of learning outcomes of this course. These methods will include continuous assessment processes such as:

Assessment Format: Project 40% / Skills Demonstration 60%

Project – A project is usually carried out over an extended period of time. Projects may involve research, require investigation of a topic, issue or problem or may involve process such as a design task, a performance or practical activity or production of an artefact or event.

Skills Demonstration – A skills demonstration is used to assess a wide range of practical based learning outcomes including practical skills and knowledge. A skills demonstration will require the learner to complete a task or series of tasks that demonstrate a range of skills.

Grading: Pass 50% – 64% / Merit 65% – 79%/ Distinction 80% – 100%

QQI – Early Childhood Curriculum Level 6 Minor award
Awarded by – (QQI) Quality & Qualifications Ireland

On successful completion of this Early Childhood Curriculum course, the participant will have achieved one of eight modules which lead to a Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education Level 6

Additional Information

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Mullingar 14/07/2017, Naas TBC


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