Te Ture Papori - Kotahitanga: Social Justice & Inclusion

    Course details

    • Code: TECE.7027
    • Fee: $744*
    • Level: 7
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Early Childhood
Study optionsFull-time
Time in class50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Semester 2
LocationRotorua (Mokoia)
Related programmes Bachelor of Teaching Early Childhood Education;

Course Aim

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.

Learning outcomes

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

  1. analyse the term advocacy and the role of an advocate;
  2. critique legislation and policy related to children’s rights;
  3. analyse early childhood teachers’ roles in promoting social justice advocacy for children;
  4. analyse and justify teaching techniques to support children’s learning about social justice and inclusion; and
  5. 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