3ECH

3 Early Childhood (3ECH)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss M. Brown

Learners will learn about the education and care of children in an Early Childhood Education service (from birth to school entry age). They will observe a child, document and evaluate the outcomes of the observation and put in place a learning plan. They will also describe the value of play to the development and learning of children and create, use and evaluate play resources for children in Early Childhood centres.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $30.00 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, 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.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10013 v7
NZQA Info
Explain the relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whariki as a framework for programme development
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10026 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of mokopuna/children's holistic development and learning in an early childhood setting
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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. 29863 v2
NZQA Info
Develop, implement and evaluate a learning plan based on observation of a child in an ECE service
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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