Contexts of Early Childhood Education in Aotearoa/ New Zealand (EDUC5911)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To examine the social, cultural and ecological contexts of early childhood education in Aotearoa/New Zealand, including the bicultural nature of Early Childhood Education and the diversity of early childhood services.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: EDUC5011.
Topics include: 

Topics/Content outline ()
Te Tiriti o Waitangi, principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
New Zealand history post Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Biculturalism
Contemporary ece services
Kindergarten movement, Kohanga Reo/Puna Reo
Playcentre
Private/community/childcare
Homebased
Pacific Island ECE centres
Legislation and policy
Introduction to the Strategic Plan
Regulations
DOPs
Health and safety/privacy
Current legislation debates
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 2133. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5963. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 6344

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Sep 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
27 Sep 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
16 Oct 17 - 16 Oct 17 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
18 Oct 17 - 18 Oct 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
31 Jul 17 - 4 Sep 17 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
30 Oct 17 - 20 Nov 17 LectureMonday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
1 Nov 17 - 22 Nov 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
2 Aug 17 - 6 Sep 17 LectureWednesday10:30 - 12:00 Mt Albert (112-3012)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education).

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