Level 2 Early Childhood Education

202ECE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Staples

Course includes:
Trips to the Day Care to practice the theory learnt in class.
Computer based learning
Making resources to use in the early childhood setting.
Preparing meals for children


Course Overview

Semester 1
Level 2 Certificate
The MIT Certificate of Achievement in Early Childhood Education (Level 2) is made up of seven compulsory unit standards
Four standards semester 1








unit standard 29852 v1
Demonstrate knowledge of the basic needs and nutrition that support young children's holistic wellbeing and development
Credits 4
unit standard 29853 v1
Demonstrate knowledge of health issues and services available to protect and enhance the wellbeing of young children
Credits: 3
unit standard 29854 v1
Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices for the care of young children
Credits: 2
unit standard 29855 v1
Describe attachment relationships and strategies used to support transitions for young children
Credits:2



Semester 2
unit standard 29856 v1
Describe and demonstrate care practices for infants and toddlers
Credits;2
unit standard 29859 v1
Describe values and beliefs that inform own personal approach to the learning and care of young children
Credits: 4
unit standard 29861 v1
Identify and describe agencies/services available in the community to support young children and families
Credits: 3

21 unit standard credits. in total

Pathway

Level 3 Early Childhood Education

To introduce students to the study of Education and to prepare students for entry into the Bachelor of education to become a Teacher, Social Worker or a Nurse

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 English – part of prerequisites for studying the certificate in Early childhood education


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10020 v6 Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices in an ECE service
2
I
2
U.S. 10021 v6 Describe the basic needs of children in an ECE service
2
I
3
U.S. 10022 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of attachment patterns and short-term separation in an ECE service
2
I
3
U.S. 10023 v6 Describe transition situations in an ECE service
2
I
2
U.S. 10024 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of promoting the health and wellbeing of children in an ECE service
2
I
3
U.S. 26712 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, age-related nutrition needs in providing food for a child in an ECE service
2
I
4
U.S. 26715 v4 Describe professional image and demonstrate professional behaviours required of an early childhood educator
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Early Childhood Teacher, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Nanny/Child Carer, Teacher Aide


Disclaimer

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