2ECH2

2 Early Childhood 2 (2ECH2)

Course Description

This unit is an introduction to early childhood learning and life skills. The course is designed for people who care for young children in parenting roles, or as support for carers of infants, toddlers, and/or young children in a supervised environment. Learners will demonstrate knowledge of health issues, communicable diseases, and environmental factors affecting the health and well-being of young children, immunisation programmes, and health services in the community that protect and enhance the well-being of children. Learners will describe the importance of environment, interactions, and the value of play.

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: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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. 29860 v2
NZQA Info
Describe strategies and practices to develop positive relationships, social and emotional competence in young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29861 v2
NZQA Info
Identify and describe agencies/services available to support young mokopuna/children and whānau/families
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: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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