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Early Childhood Education (MIT)

Course Title: Early Childhood Education

Course NCEA Level(s): 2

Course Code: ECE201

Course Aim and Description:

MIT Level 2 ECE Certificate is made up of SEVEN COMPULSORY unit standards and one optional unit. This year I have decided to offer only the seven compulsory for 20 credits.

ECE is an excellent vehicle for learning many of the skills required in other areas of education and indeed life. In particular, through early childhood education students may learn about themselves and their relationships with others, develop their view of children, their relationship to children, expand and challenge their belief system, develop listening, communication and relationship skills.

Standards

Offered

LevelAS / USInt /

Ext

Credit ValueTitle of Standard
10024v.42USInt3Demonstrate knowledge of promoting the health and wellbeing of children in an ECE service.
10020v.42USInt2Describe personal and environmental hygiene and safety practices in an ECE service.
10021v.42USInt3Describe the basic needs of children in an ECE service.
10022v.4

&

10023v.4

2

2

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Int

Int

3

2

Demonstrate knowledge of attachment patterns and short-term separation in an ECE service.

Describe transition situations in an ECE service.

26712v.22USInt4Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, age-related nutrition needs in providing food for a child in an ECE service.
26715v.22USInt3Describe professional image and demonstrate professional behaviours of early childhood educators.
TOTAL20
QUALIFICATION – MIT ECE LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATE TO BE AWARDED AT END OF YEAR PRIZE GIVING

Early Childhood Education (MIT)

Course Title: Early Childhood Education

Course NCEA Level(s): 3

Course Code: ECE203

Course Aim and Description:

MIT Level 3 ECE Certificate is made up of ONE COMPULSORY and THREE OPTIONAL unit standards. ECE is an excellent vehicle for learning many of the skills required in other areas of education and indeed life. In particular, through early childhood education students may learn about themselves and their relationships with others, develop their view of children, their relationship to children, expand and challenge their belief system, develop listening, communication and relationship skills.

Standards

Offered

LevelAS / USInt /

Ext

Credit ValueTitle of Standard
10026v.4

COMPULSORY

3USInt5Demonstrate knowledge of child development and learning and its relevance to ECE service.
OPTIONAL
20406V.33USInt4Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, effective communication with diverse whanau/families in an ECE service.
10013v.43USInt2Explain the purpose, aspirations, structure, and relevance of the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum, Te Whariki.
10019v.43USInt4Describe and contribute to safe practices and a safe environment for a child in an ECE service.
TOTAL15
QUALIFICATION – MIT ECE LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE TO BE AWARDED AT END OF YEAR PRIZE GIVING