Te Takoto o te Hapori Whanui: Outdoor & Community Environments

    Course details

    • Code: TECE.6024
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 6
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Early Childhood
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class60 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 1
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)

Course Aim

This course aims to develop student teachers' knowledge skills and understanding of how to foster children's interests, enthusiasm and learning in outdoor and community environments. Students will develop an awareness of the impacts of these environments on children's health and well being.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. Evaluate the significance of the wider community and events on children’s lives.
  2. Plan to provide a holistic learning environment for infants, toddlers and young children.
  3. Plan for children’s learning in the outdoors.
  4. Critically reflect on the impact of the environment on children’s learning.

*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