Course

Early Childhood Education: Theory and Practice


Course code EAC02

This course is made up of the following unit standards:

  • 10013 Explain the purpose, aspirations, structure, and relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whäriki.
  • 10022 Demonstrate knowledge of attachment patterns and short-term separation in an ECE service.
  • 10023 Describe transition situations in an ECE service.
  • 10026 Demonstrate knowledge of the development and learning of children and its relevance to an ECE service.
  • 26708 Develop reciprocal and responsive relationships with a child in an ECE service.
  • 26709 Conduct an observation in an ECE service.
  • 26715 Describe professional image and demonstrate professional behaviours required of an early childhood educator.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 3  
    Credits 23 
  • Study type Open  
    EFTS 0.1917  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    This course will start on the first Monday of the month you select for enrolment.
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Online/Print   
  • Workload

    All our open courses have a credit value. For each credit, allow about 10 hours of study. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $472 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,384 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us