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Child Development QQI Level 6 course

Course Contents

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Observations


Detailed Content

Child Development Theories & Application

  • The Holistic view of development
  • Child development perspectives
  • Physical development
  • Sensory and perceptual development
  • Cognitive/intellectual development
  • Language development
  • Emotional development
  • Social development
  • Evaluation of perspectives on child development
  • Application of principles and theories

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Factors Affecting Child Development

  • Genetics as a factor affecting development
  • Interdependence of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on development
  • Factors affecting children’s behaviours

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Behaviour Management

  • The role of the adult in the promotion of positive behaviour
  • Strategies for behaviours

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Positive Relationships

  • Positive relationships in the ECCE setting
  • Effective communication
  • Legislation & national guidelines

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Observations

  • Reasons for observations
  • Observation methods
  • Evaluating observations
  • Using observations
  • Additional information from partnerships
  • Relevant issues in observation

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Personal & Team Practice

  • Confidentiality & objectivity
  • Practice in the ECCE setting
  • Promoting a healthy lifestyle

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Personal & Team Learning & Development

  • Importance of personal & professional development
  • Learning styles & study skills
  • References

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