QQI Early Childhood Education and Play Module 5N1773

Category:
Childcare
College:
Chevron Training
Area:
Nationwide Locations
Price: € 295
Duration: 4-6 weeks
Type:
Distance Learning

Course description

The purpose of the Early Childhood Education and Play module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to ensure that each child’s learning, development and well-being is facilitated through the provision of opportunities, experiences, activities, interaction, materials and equipment, having regard to the age and stage of development of the child and the child’s cultural context.

 

Learning Outcomes

Outline the types, stages patterns and purposes of children’s play

Describe a range of theories of play in the context of children’s education to include Psychoanalytic theories (Freud, Winnicott) and Constructivist theories (Piaget, Vygotsky)

Evaluate the role of the adult in children’s play

Explore a child lead approach to meeting the play and educational requirements of children

Describe different approaches to curriculum development and implementation in the ECCE setting

Assess the value of equipment, materials, play spaces, both indoors and outdoor in the ECCE setting

Use a range of reading and storytelling techniques appropriate to different stages of children’s development and cultural background

Select relevant play activities and materials appropriate to children’s interest, stage of development and cultural background

Implement appropriate curricula which promotes learning and the holistic development of the child

Reflect on own role and responsibilities when supporting children in their play


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