Self in Society 2

75203

This course builds on the sociological concepts introduced in <em>Self in Society 1</em>.  It provides an in depth examination of the histories of early childhood services and the political, contested nature of the early childhood curriculum.

  •  
    Level
    6
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    Credits
    20
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    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

You will investigate debates around what knowledge is valued and why, including ways in which dominant values are enacted in curriculum. Debates are extended to multi-cultural perspectives and the issues and tensions for early childhood teachers when attempting to meet the needs and aspirations of pluralistic societies.  

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Examine the discourses and debates around the notion of quality in early childhood settings 
  • Discuss the impact of multiculturalism on a bicultural early childhood curriculum 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history, politics, key movements and people, who have contributed to the development of early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Evaluate and compare the Aotearoa New Zealand early childhood curriculum with other approaches and models of educational curricula 
  • Outline the history and socio-political events leading to the development of the national early childhood curriculum Te Whariki in light of future directions for early childhood curricula.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Lecturer / Tutor

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $830 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2019 to start 8 Jul 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us