Teaching and Entertaining Pre-School Children Level 2
[ UCLD04 ]
The early years of a child’s life are absolutely crucial in that child’s future health and happiness. It’s also a known fact that ‘play’ is a vital component in the development of the child, and it is through play that children learn so many things about the world around them.
•Course Length - 12 Months
•Award Received - Level 2 Certificate of Achievement by ABC
•Course Code: UCLD04
Now, thanks to this interesting and engaging home study course from UK Distance Learning & Publishing, you could learn how to play an important part in the development of pre-school children.
Whether you are an acting childcare practitioner or simply a caring parent, this course could be right for you. It will give you valuable help and advice on a range of activities designed to entertain children under the age of five. Children learn more in their first few years than at any other time in their lives which is why it is vital that the adults around them learn how to provide them with the opportunities and resources that feed their vivid imagination.
By taking our distance learning Teaching and Entertaining Pre-School Children course, you will gain important information and background knowledge regarding the development of the child. The course will also give you a wealth of ideas for activities that promote learning in the child.
Section 1: The stages of development
•Factors which affect growth and development
Section 2: Observation and assessment of children
•Types of observation
•Methods of observation
Section 3: Supporting children
•Exploring the senses
Section 4: Early numeracy
•Shape and size
Section 5: Early literacy
•Language and communication
•Linking sounds and letters
•English as an additional language
Section 6: Personal, social and emotional development
•Sense of community
•Exploring cultures and religions
•Recognising and dealing with emotions
•Facing up to fears
•Self-confidence and self-esteem
Section 7: Physical development, intellectual development and creative development
•Fresh air and exercise
•Indoor physical play
•Outdoor physical play
•Knowledge and understanding of the world
•Science and Technology
•Feeding the imagination
•Painting, drawing, printing, collage and model making
Section 8: Prompting safe play
•Child rights and protection
•Health and Safety
•Guns and toy weapons
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards' Quality Licence Scheme. This means that UK Distance Learning & Publishing has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by UK Distance Learning & Publishing to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards' endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
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METHOD OF STUDY
The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
You will get full tutor support via email
You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.
COURSE LENGTH INFORMATION
This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.
You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work and guide you through the course and will assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.