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Higher Early Education & Childcare People, who in the future might be interested in working with children whether in nurseries or primary schools, or who would like to pursue careers in health, social work or nursing. Level HE Duration and Mode Part-Time, from September to June for 4 hours weekly. Description Who is it for? Anyone who in the future might be interested in working with children whether in nurseries or primary schools, or who would like to pursue careers in health, social work or nursing. It might also interest future students of psychology, sociology and the Social Sciences What subjects are studied? Child Development: Birth to 12 years Developmental Theory in Early Education and Childcare Holistic Approaches to Child Health What is Child Development? Fundamental concepts of growth and development in children Significant influences on children's development The impact of culture on child development What is Developmental Theory in early education and Childcare? Methods used by psychologists and educationalists for studying children's growth and development Relevant developmental theories in the areas of social, emotional, intellectual and cognitive development Evaluating the use of developmental theory in relation to children. What is Holistic Approaches to Childcare? Theoretical approaches to basic health needs ?? Maslow, Pringle, Lindon Children's intellectual, social, emotional and physical health needs Meeting health needs ?? medical check up, screening, immunisation Recognising signs of illness in children Professionals and agencies who promote child health Influence of socio ?? economic, cultural environmental factors and social trends on health. How is the course assessed? There will be continuous assessment throughout the course and all assessments have to be passed. There is also an external exam of two hours and forty minute duration. The grade of the award will be based on the total score obtained in the exam. Course Code: LEHIGHEECP Progression Degree in Early Education & Childcare Employment Campus Stornoway Benbecula

Higher Early Education & Childcare People, who in the future might be interested in working with children whether in nurseries or primary schools, or who would like to pursue careers in health, social work or nursing. Level HE Duration and Mode Part-Time, from September to June for 4 hours weekly. Description Who is it for? Anyone who in the future might be interested in working with children...

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