|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||1 x 2 hour every week|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||bibliographic exercise of 1500 words||30%|
|Semester Assessment||portfolio of 3500 words based on 5 day observation||70%|
|Supplementary Assessment||bibliographic exercise of 1500 words All failed elements of the assessment must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40%. New assignment questions will be given||30%|
|Supplementary Assessment||portfolio of 3500 words All failed elements of the assessment must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40%. New assignment questions will be given||70%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Critically evaluate approaches and methods of working with children and practitioners.
Critically discuss approaches and methods of working with children.
Critically examine ethical positions surrounding working with children.
Demonstrate a critical engagement with relevant source material.
Lecture and seminar 1: Effective communication
Lecture and seminar 2: Engaging with children
Lecture and seminar 3: Working with families
Lecture and seminar 4: Leadership and teamwork
Lecture and seminar 5: Creating a learning environment
Lecture and seminar 6: Research methods and research ethics
Lecture and seminar 7: Cultural Diversity
Lecture and seminar 8: Curriculum approaches
Lecture and seminar 9: Knowing and using community support structures
Lecture and seminar 10: ICT: Tools for effective learning in childhood settings
This module aims to provide students with a range of insights into relevant and necessary aspects of working with children. Students will be expected to acquire knowledge of the key concepts that are central to working with children and they will be expected to examine a range of approaches towards studying practices in various educational settings. All students opting to take this module, will be required to pay for a CRB police check.
This module is at CQFW Level 5