Degree Module: Introduction to Early Childhood Philosophy and Practice

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About...

The aim of this module is to introduce you to early childhood philosophy and related curricular practice.

This module is relevant for students considering a career as a primary school teacher or as an early years practitioner. Throughout the duration of the module you have access to a mixture of learning resources and supportive interactive activities. You are able to interact, seek support, share developing understanding and learn from each other using online technologies.

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Level SCQF 7

Delivery Online | Friday

 

Location Remote/Inverness Campus

Duration 1 Semester

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Course content...

• Demonstrate an understanding of early childhood philosophy;
• Identify and investigate both historical and contemporary perspectives that have influenced the development of early childhood philosophy;
• Describe the themes and characteristics of curriculum frameworks in early childhood;
• Demonstrate an understanding of current curriculum policy, practice and strategies that support an early childhood curriculum.

What next... 

HNC Childhood Practice/ degree level study in care depending on additional qualifications and experience.

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Entry requirements

Students should have passed 2 Highers at C or above.