2ECH1

2 Early Childhood (2ECH1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss M. Brown

This course is an introduction to early childhood learning and skills. Learners study the patterns of children’s development and learning from birth to school age and the development of speech and language in young children. Learners will be able to describe attachment behaviours and patterns of behaviour of young children, transition situations where young children require settling, and strategies used to support whānau/families.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $20.00 for in-class materials and resources.
● Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.
● Student workbooks. If a learner elects to complete an external exam, a revision work is recommended and can be purchased via the College at a cost of approx. $10 to $25 * depending on year level and workbook required.

See the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course-specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators, and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 26707 v5
NZQA Info
Describe the value of play and create resources for children's learning and development in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29852 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29853 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of health issues, practices and services to protect and enhance the wellbeing of young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29855 v2
NZQA Info
Describe attachment behaviours and strategies used to support transitions for young mokopuna/children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 15
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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