2 Early Childhood (2ECH1)

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.


Learning Areas:

Health



Pathway

3 Early Childhood (3ECH)

Career Pathways

Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Nanny/Child Carer, Teacher Aide

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.


Disclaimer

Please be aware, our charges may change