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He Pīrere: Professional Practice 2

To enable students to critically evaluate theoretical learning with practical experiences in an early childhood setting by developing skills in observation, assessment and planning for teaching and learning, taking into consideration sociocultural perspectives of tamaiti development and learning.

Course Code ECED508
Level 5
Credits 15


Apply knowledge of Māori and sociocultural theoretical perspectives of tamaiti development recognising how these influence their own teaching practices.

Implement appropriate learning experiences based on observation and assessment of tamariki linking to Te Whāriki.

Apply skills and knowledge in te reo me ngā tikanga Māori in an ECE context.

Apply and evaluate teaching strategies for supporting the development and learning of tamariki.

Demonstrate knowledge, skills and attitudes of a beginning professional kaiako.

Delivered as part of the following programmes