Level 3 Early Childhood Education

13ECE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Kandasamy

You will learn to:
• develop your understanding of education and care of young children in an early childhood setting
• develop an understanding of the early childhood curriculum
• gain valuable knowledge about early childhood relationships and play-based learning and development
• this course prepares students to advance into higher level early childhood education care
• see early childhood education as a possible career pathway
• earn credits towards your NCEA Level 3 qualification


Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26708 v4 Develop respectful, reciprocal and responsive relationships with children in an ECE service
3
I
4
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. 10026 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of children's development and learning and their relevance to an ECE service
3
I
5
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. 10013 v6 Explain the relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whariki as a framework for programme development
3
I
2
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Pathway Tags

early childhood teacher, nanny, caregiver to children