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LC432
Early Childhood Care & Education

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3 Years
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Students will acquire skills in areas such as: children’s play and creativity; care; education; children’s literature; psychology, sociology and social policy. A supervised work placement in a variety of early years settings is a key element of the programme.

An active learning environment is achieved through lectures, seminars, workshops, enquiry-based learning with children’s learning materials.

The design and content of the programme has been determined by the Model Framework for Education, Training and Professional Development for the Early Childhood Care and Education sector.

Modules cover areas such as: education and play; child development and education; drama and movement, art and music, social environment; health; hygiene; nutrition; safety; communication; management and personal and professional development.




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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Graduates may find employment as early childhood educators and managers in a variety of early childhood settings in the private and community sectors.



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