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This course critically analyses international issues and trends impacting upon early childhood education and care in Aotearoa New Zealand, including globalisation. 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.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
This course is 100% internally assessed
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.