Chevron CollegeQQI Child Development Module 6N1942

QQI Child Development Module 6N1942

Chevron College
€ 295
2 months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

The purpose of the Child Development module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of child development when working autonomously and with others in Early childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings.


Learning Outcomes

Critically reflect on child development theories and their application on ECCE practice

Explore the effects of a range of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on the holistic development of the child

Research a range of theoretical perspectives in the field of behaviour management in support of the holistic development of the child

Select from a range of specialised skills to meet the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of legislation and national practice guidelines

Describe the contribution of the practitioner/parent/guardian to the development and learning of children in the home and in the ECCE setting

Organise a variety of detailed observations in support of programme planning for individual and groups of children using a range of tools

Evaluate personal and team practice in meeting child development needs in an ECCE setting

Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals


Assessment Method

Project 60%

Examination – Theory 40%

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