Course One 4301 Early Childhood Practice-Horopaki o ngā kōhungahunga
Module One introduces early childhood services in Aotearoa New Zealand, the history, goals, structure and philosophy of ECE services and how the ECE licensing criteria is implemented. Module Two covers early childhood environments and how to support and nurture children’s well-being. Module Three examines interpersonal communication, the principles of effective partnerships and positive, reciprocal relationships with children, parents and whanau. Bicultural practice, the importance of Māori as tangata whenua and inclusive practice in early childhood settings is the focus of Module Four.