Level 3 Child Development
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In Early Childhood Development, this course focuses on child development, developing reciprocal relationships, the value of play and providing a safe environment for young children. Students will also develop knowledge of related services and centres, effective communication with family/whanau, young children and with those involved in the care of young children.
In this course you will need to:
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- Effective communication skills- paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning.
- The development of young children considering milestones, dimensions of development, patterns of learning and the factors that impact a child’s development. Investigate the variety of services and centres in Early childhood.
- Adaptability, initiative and creativity in dealing with the changing needs of young children.
- Develop Responsive and Reciprocal Relationships with young children and how to keep them safe in an ECE environment through theory and a four day placement in a centre.
- Safe Practice skills- auditory and visual scanning, positioning, modelling, prompting and guiding.
- The importance of Play in a child’s learning and development including their need to interact with peers, adults and the environment. Creating resources to use in a centre.
- The skills of facilitating, scaffolding, negotiating and responding in developing reciprocal relationships.
- Develop knowledge of whānau diversity using effective communication strategies with whānau and describing strategies that promote an awareness of, and respect for, cultural diversity in an ECE service.
Child Development, Seniors
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