Aromatawai: Assessment & Planning

    Course details

    • Code: TECE.7022
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Early Childhood
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

In this course, students will develop in-depth knowledge, understanding of, and skills in qualitative and quantitative assessment and evaluation with a focus on current best practices, research, theories, principles, and policies. The importance of linking assessment to curriculum planning and programme evaluation in the process of teaching and learning will be emphasised.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast the principles, purposes and methods of qualitative and quantitative assessment linked to Māori and Western theoretical, philosophical and cultural perspectives.
  2. Reflect on assessment, planning and evaluation and the importance of these processes in teaching and learning.
  3. Describe and justify assessment and planning procedures which show evidence of  understanding of diversity, equity, inclusivity and fairness.
  4. Analyse and critique the principles of engaging toddlers and young children in self-assessment and evaluation.
  5. Synthesise theories, philosophies and practices of assessment, planning and evaluation.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017