Early Learning Philosophy: QQI Level 6

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

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

Award

QQI 6N1932 Early Learning Philosophy, 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.

Entry Requirements

Costs

  • A QQI certification fee of €20 is already included in course fee.

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