Certificate in Early Childhood Curriculum – QQI Level 6


Course Aims
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence required to develop and implement a broad based curriculum in an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) setting.

Course Outline

  • Critically reflect on the contributions of a range of early childhood educational theorists to pedagogical practice.
  • Assess a range of early childhood programme models and approaches and their implementation.
  • Evaluate the role of the adult in supporting children’s learning.
  • Select from a range of strategies to facilitate assessment for learning
  • Devise learning which support children’s well-being and belonging accordance with legislation and guidelines.
  • Lead curriculum implementation indoor and outdoor.
  • Evaluate personal and professional learning and that of others.
  • Reflect on own attitudes, values and beliefs and their impact on the learning environment.

Course Work
Project 40%, Skills Demonstration 60%.

9 January 2018, Tuesday and Thursday, 7pm – 10pm.

Entry Requirements
QQI Level 5 Certificate in Childcare or equivalent.



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