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This course introduces you to theories of how young children learn and develop, including the importance of attachment.
You will also explore Te Whaariki, the bi-cultural early childhood curriculum in more depth and the value of children’s play, including the role of the adult in supporting meaningful play experiences for children from birth to six (6) years of age. In addition you will learn about observation techniques and how to plan, implement a plan and to evaluate it, with guidance, to foster children’s learning.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
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.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
This course is 100% internally assessed
No textbooks are required for this course
Your course is online assisted. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.