Investigation of factors that influence quality professional practices in early childhood education nationally and internationally, including a particular focus on the ethics of care and curriculum for people under three.
|Paper title||Early Childhood Curriculum 2|
|Teaching period||1st Non standard period (6 July 2020 - 6 December 2020)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,047.25|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$6,991.50|
- Limited to
- Available only for the Early Childhood Education endorsement
- Teaching staff
Paper Coordinator: Dr Sonya Gaches
- Smith, A.B. (2013). Understanding Children and Childhood (5th ed.), Wellington, Bridget Williams Publishing
- Lee, W., Carr, M., Soutar, B., & Mitchell, L. (2013). Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. London: Routledge
- Nutall, J. (2013), Weaving Te Whariki Aotearoa New Zealand's Early Childhood Curriculum Documentin Theory and Practice, (2nd edition) Wellington: NZCER Press
- Lee, W., Carr, M., Surter, B. & Mitchell L, (2013) Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early Years Education in Practice. London: Routledge
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Critical thinking, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
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- Learning Outcomes
By the end of this paper, students will be able to:
1. Analyse theoretical and ideological influences on early childhood internationally;
2. Reflexively address relationships between perspectives on early childhood education and notions of learning;
3. Analyse a range of approaches to curriculum and provision for people under three;
4. Examine the way in which cultural context influences education and care practices for people under three; and
5. Research health, safety, pedagogical, and ethical practices associated with care and education of people under three in differing global contexts.