13ECE

NCEA Level 3 Early Childhood Education

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Miller

Early Childhood Education

Prerequisite: Students must be available for Practicum in Winter Tournament week.
For second language students a minimum of 5.5 IELTS is a prerequisite.
Selection to be confirmed by TIC and Y13 Academic Dean
Students must have a genuine interest in a potential career in the education of young children.


The course for next year will contribute towards the National Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 3 as well as NCEA Level 3.Students must have a genuine interest in a potential career in the education of young children.The course has a major practical component of 1 week in an Early Childhood setting that is based around the theory studied in class. In order to be in an Early Childhood setting, students will be required to undergo a vetting process. This is carried out by an office staff member who is registered to do so.
Students  who have not taken this subject in Y11 or Y12 but have met the prerequisites, can undertake this course.
The standards listed below are the likely standards to be taken. In addition to the standards listed, students will study a Tangata Whenua  Level 3 unit: 'Use basic te reo and tikanga Maori within a familiar early childhood context to promote awareness of Maori as tangata whenua.' 4 Credits 

Changes to the number and type of Unit Standards may change depending on student needs and availability of resources.  



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Purchase of booklet - ‘Thrive under Five’ $10.
Clear file
Pocket file
Laptop

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 10013 v6
NZQA Info
Explain the relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum Te Whariki as a framework for programme development

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10019 v6
NZQA Info
Describe and contribute to safe practices and a safe environment for children in an ECE service

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26707 v4
NZQA Info
Describe the value of play and create resources for children's development and learning in an ECE service

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29867 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of diverse whānau/families and use a range of effective communication strategies in an ECE service

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29870 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of te Tiriti o Waitangi, legislation and organisations relevant to ECE services in New Zealand

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29871 v1
NZQA Info
Describe and compare a range of ECE services and philosophies in Aotearoa New Zealand

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Your selection does not guarantee course placement. Course costs and standards listed may vary.

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