Curriculum Studies 1

EDU515

This course examines the framework and vision of the early childhood national curriculum, Te Whāriki. Ākonga will gain understanding of the Te Whāriki approach to learning and teaching and the importance of enacting curriculum that is meaningful, enjoyable, culturally responsive and inclusive for all tamariki.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    15
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    Cost
    2024
    $677 NZ Domestic
    2023
    $659 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

This course also introduces ākonga to the importance of an integrated, holistic and bicultural curriculum approach for supporting infants, toddlers, and young children’s learning and development.

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Explain the vision, principles, strands, goals and learning outcomes of Te Whāriki and its overall intent.
  • Explain how play-based, culturally responsive and intentional pedagogies and strategies support infants, toddlers and young children’s learning and development.
  • Discuss assessment, planning and evaluation approaches that are consistent with Te Whāriki.

Assessment

100% internal assessment  

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

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

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Course availability over the next 12 months

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    2024
    $677 NZ Domestic
    2023
    $659 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying