Early Learning Philosophy QQI Level 6

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Enroling next for Autumn 2019.

€285.00* (€210.00 Social Welfare/OAP).

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 (ECCE) settings

Night: Tuesday

Times: 18:30 to 21:30

Duration: 12 Weeks

Starting: Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Cost: €285.00 *incl. online discount, €210.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €180.00 for Mallow College day students.

QQI Certification fee of €20 is included in 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 30% off for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, or 40% 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). Enrolment is currently closed until Summer 2019. Course details continue to be subject to change. Click here to sign up for course notifications..

Information/Enrolment for Evening Education Programmes for Autumn 2019 will take place at on Monday 9th September, 2019 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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