Early Childhood Education and Play QQI Level 5

Children Playing At Sunset by Shawn Nystrand @Flickr
Children Playing At Sunset by Shawn Nystrand @Flickr

€225.00* (€168.00 Social Welfare/OAP).

The purpose of this award 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.

Night: Wednesday

Times: 18:30 to 21:30

Duration: 10 Weeks

Starting: Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Cost: €225.00 *incl. online discount, €168.00 for Social Welfare and Old Age Pension recipients, €144.00 for Mallow College day students.

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

Award

QQI 5N1773 Level 5

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 and stage of development and cultural background.

Discounts

€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.

Enrolment

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 Spring 2019 will take place at on Monday 14th January, 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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