Early Learning Philosophy QQI Level 6

Playing sand (closer) by portable soul @Flickr
Playing sand (closer) by portable soul @Flickr


New for Autumn 2018. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of a particular educational philosophy when working autonomously in a range of early childhood care and education settings.

Night: Tuesday
Times: 18:30 to 21:30
Duration: 12 Weeks
Starting: Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Cost: €300.00 (€15 off online)

QQI Certification fee of €20 is included in the course fee.


QQI 6N1932 Level 6

Learning Outcomes

  • Compare a range of philosophical perspectives and approaches in relation to early childhood education.
  • Describe the main features and influence of the main philosophical approaches in relation to early childhood care and education practice.
  • Prepare a detailed evaluation of a specific early childhood curricular approach using indicative criteria including: – Process and content – Adult-directed, child initiated and child centred – Inclusivity, integration and intercultural – The hidden curriculum – The traditional approach versus process approach to curriculum implementation.
  • Facilitate autonomous learning by each child in a specific early childhood care and education setting.


€15 discount when you enrol online, or 20% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 50% off for Mallow College full-time day students. See Terms & Conditions.


Receive a €15 discount when you register with our preferred option online (more enrolment options). Click here to enrol online.

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Autumn 2018 will take place at on Monday 10th September 2018 from 7 to 8pm at Mallow College, West End, Mallow. Tutors will available to discuss courses on the night. Add Facebook Event reminder to Facebook.

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