Self in Society 3

75303

This course critically analyses international issues and trends impacting upon early childhood education and care in Aotearoa New Zealand, including globalisation.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $855 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

The concepts of social justice and advocacy are investigated in relation to the rights of the child as articulated in United Nations Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNCROC). You will develop a pedagogical stance in relation to current trends and contemporary issues facing early childhood teachers in the 21st Century.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to

  • Critically analyse international trends and events that continue to shape the direction of the early childhood sector in Aotearoa New Zealand 
  • Discuss in depth the concept of globalisation and impacts on early childhood education, children, families, and societies with reference to UNRIP (United Nations Rights of Indigenous Peoples)
  • Investigate the concepts of social justice and advocacy in relation to early childhood education
  • Debate the rights of the child with reference to UNCROC (United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child)
  • Develop and critically evaluate a personal and pedagogical stance in relation to a range of socio-political issues affecting early childhood teachers in the 21st Century.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed

Textbooks

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

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

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.

Work towards

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  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $855 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Teaching weeks 18 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 12 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us