Coláiste Chathail Naofa,
Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

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Child Development & Child Psychology QQI 6 - T26

Total cost of two modules if booked together: €475

 

Modules can also be booked individually below.

Course: Child Development

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Level: QQI Level (6N1942)

Description: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of child development when working autonomously and with others in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) settings.

Learners will be able to:

1 Critically reflect on child development theories and their application on ECCE practice

2 Explore the effects of a range of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on the holistic development of the child

3 Research a range of theoretical perspectives in the field of behaviour management in support of the holistic development of the child

4 Select from a range of specialised skills to meet the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of legislation and national practice guidelines

5 Organise a variety of detailed observations in support of programme planning for individual and groups of children using a range of tools

6 Evaluate personal and team practice in meeting child development needs in an ECCE setting

7 Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals.

Assessment: Project 60%

Examination - Theory 40%

Duration: 12 weeks

Start Date: 26th of September 2017

Class Time: 2hrs hrs 6:15pm – 8:15pm

Day: Tuesday

Course: Child Psychology

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Level: Intermediate Level 6 (6N2023)

Description: The Child Psychology Level 6 (Minor Award) will provide the Learner with a knowledge of the factors that influence and effect a child’s psychological development. Learners will be provided with a comprehensive introduction to concepts and theorists of child development psychology. This module will equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in psychological theory and practice relevant to the development of the Child.

Course Content:

Research theories of development change and continuity in infancy, childhood and adolescence

Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on the psychological development of the child

Appraise different theoretical models of child and adolescent development

Assess the importance of transitions in influencing a sense of self

Analyse different scientific methods and their application in relation to child behaviour and child development

Critically evaluate how the role of social, biological, cultural and historical perspectives affect the development of children and adolescent

Explore the development of gender consciousness and its impact on self- identity in children and young people

Use empirical research in acquiring knowledge, informing best practice and constructing scientific knowledge in a specific child development, education and or care context

Analyse the implications of own attitudes, values, beliefs and assumptions in relation to issues of relevant policies and best practice

Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals.

Assessment Technique: Assignment 40% Project 60%

Tutor: Mary Kiersey

Duration: 12 weeks

Start Date: 26th of September 2017

Class Time: 1.5hrs hrs 8:15pm – 9:45pm

 


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