Dungarvan College,
Youghal Road, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.

Email: dungarvancollege@wwetb.ie    Tel: 058 41184

Early Childhood Education & Play QQI Level 5

Level: QQI Level 5 ( Part of 5M2009)

Description: The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to ensure that each child’s learning, development and well-being is facilitated through the provision of opportunities, experiences, activities, interaction, materials and equipment, having regard to the age and stage of development of the child and the child’s cultural context.

Course Content: Outline the types, stages, patterns and purpose of children’s play.

Describe the theories of play in the context of children’s education to include Psychoanalytic theories ( Freud, Winnicott) and Constructivist theories (Piaget, Vygotsky).

Evaluate the role of the adult in children’s play.

Assess the value of equipment, materials, play spaces, both indoors and outdoor in the ECCE setting.

Use a range of reading and storytelling techniques appropriate to different stages of children’s development and cultural background.

Select relevant play activities and materials appropriate to children’s interest and stage of development and cultural background.

Tutor: Aisling Maher

Fee: €250

Duration: 12 weeks

Start Date: 24th Sept 2019

Class Time: 7.00-9.30

Day: Tuesday

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