- Code: TECE.7027
- Fee: $744*
- Level: 7
- Credits: 15
- EFTS: 0.125
- Subject: Early Childhood
|Time in class||50 (approximate total hours)|
|Offered (indicative)||Semester 2|
|Related programmes||Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood Education;|
This course examines the role of early childhood professionals as advocates for children and whanau/families. Students will consider legislation and policy, issues related to social justice for children and their families/whanau, and the provision of inclusive learning environments in early childhood education.
On successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- analyse the term advocacy and the role of an advocate;
- critique legislation and policy related to children’s rights;
- analyse early childhood teachers’ roles in promoting social justice advocacy for children;
- analyse and justify teaching techniques to support children’s learning about social justice and inclusion; and
- critically analyse and evaluate issues related to inclusion in early childhood education within the social, cultural and political contexts of Aotearoa/New Zealand.
*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