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Montessori & Childcare Management - Advanced

Course Code(s):  6M2007
QQI Award Code:  6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Kerry College of Further Education

Kerry College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6M2007
QQI Award Code 6M2007 Early Childhood Care and Education
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course aims to meet the necessary requirements of childcare supervisors and managers in relation to current childcare legislation and child protection legislation, as well as developing the skills and he expertise required to work at managerial level in childcare.

What will you Study?

This course aims to meet the necessary requirements of childcare supervisors and managers in relation to current childcare legislation and child protection legislation, as well as developing the skills and he expertise required to work at managerial level in childcare.  The programme aims to:

  • develop a clear understanding of the responsibilities and skills required by the childcare supervisor.
  • promote an awareness of the needs of young children and an ability to devise child age programmes which aids the development of young children. 
  • develop interpersonal skills to help in dealing with parents, guardians as well as statutory and non-statutory organisations.
  • teach the student how to work with both children and their families to promote care and education of the child.
  • teach the student how to have a clear understanding of the social and legal issues in relation to the welfare of children.
  • teach one how to plan and implement management and leadership skills and structures as well as activity planning and education.
Child Psychology
Child Development
Early Childhood Curriculum
Communications
Childhood Social. Legal and Health Issues
Early Childhood Philosophy and Environment
Early Childhood Arts and Culture
Work Experience
Therapeutic Play
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DCXXX 6M2007

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