2ECE

Level 2 Early Childhood Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor

This course provides students with an introduction to the field of Early Childhood Education. Students will gain a good understanding of issues relating to the care and education of young children, with a focus on development, health, hygiene and nutrition. In addition, students will be taught strategies for developing positive relationships with young children and their families.

This course links to the social and community services sector pathway and encompasses these
sector related careers: early childhood education, primary teaching, nursing, nannying, babysitting, flight attendant and parenting. Students can gain credits towards the Level 2 National Certificate in Early Childhood Education.

 


Recommended Prior Learning

 An interest in the wellbeing and education of young children is required.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29852 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29853 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of health issues, practices and services to protect and enhance the wellbeing of young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29854 v2
NZQA Info
Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices for the care of young children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29855 v2
NZQA Info
Describe attachment behaviours and strategies used to support transitions for young mokopuna/children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29856 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and demonstrate care practices for infants and toddlers
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29859 v2
NZQA Info
Describe values and beliefs that inform a personal approach to the learning and care of young mokopuna/children
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29861 v2
NZQA Info
Identify and describe agencies/services available to support young mokopuna/children and whānau/families
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Lynfield College has procedures and guidelines for the administering of assessments.  Click HERE to go to the school website with more information, and links to the appropriate Year Level Assessment Guides.

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