This online course provides the opportunity for critical analysis of current issues and debates related to curriculum approaches for infants, toddlers and young children including antibias, transitions, continuity of learning, school and community partnerships, and innovations in the field.
Ākonga will develop knowledge, skills and strategies to critically defend an informed pedagogical position and contribute to early childhood curriculums and future policy directions for early childhood education.
Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to:
- Critically analyse current issues and debates related to curriculum approaches in Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Critically reflect on ways kaiako can respond to current issues and debates within early childhood curriculum with a focus on advocacy for high-quality early childhood education for tamariki, whānau and community.
- Apply professional and curriculum knowledge to support infants, toddlers, and young children’s learning and development and high-quality early childhood education.
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.
You can do this course as part of these qualifications:
Course availability over the next 12 months