50% Face-to-face, 50% Distance learning
Mainly online materials.
The course is part of the qualification of an early childhood education teacher / socionom (varhaiskasvatuksen opettaja / sosionomi).
The lessons and workshops will take place on Tikkurila campus and Zoom 50 / 50. Attendance requirement at lessons and workshops will be 75% / 100% to achieve the versatile theoretical and practical skills required for an early childhood education teacher / socionom.
Laurea's lecturers and experts are responsible for teaching. The course includes individual, paired and small group assignments, working life cooperation, home study and knowledge sharing seminars. Instructions for the assignments will be available at Canvas workspace.
Attendance requirement at lessons and workshops will be 75% / 100%
Group essay, presentation based on the group essay, peer feedback, grade 1-5
Individual essay, grade 1-5
01.01.2022 - 31.05.2022
29.11.2021 - 05.12.2021
20 - 40
Korkeakouluyksikkö D, Tikkurila, sote
Kati Rintakorpi, Henna Jalasmäki
Complementary competence, bachelor's studies in English (CCS2), Health and welfare
1) Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) quality and development project with ECEC professionals. The assignment examines the development recommendations of the National Education Evaluation Center (Karvi 2019), discusses the situation in practice (staff interviews) and reflects on the theory. The task is carried out in group and pair work. The assignment consists of an essay and a presentation of 15 minutes. The topic will be chosen by the group.
2) Child observation and parent cooperation task in a kindergarten. Individual work. Essay and child description. The description will be used as a reference in the process of the Child's Individual Curriculum (The Child's VASU) studies during this course.
The time line of the course will be presented at the first lesson. After that you can find it in Canvas.
Values and basics of early childhood education and care, 5 ECTS, including
1 ECTS The key documents
3 ECTS The key concepts
1 ECTS Operating culture and the learning community
Participation, agency and cooperation, 5 ECTS, including
2 ECTS Development of the child
3 ECTS Agency of the child and the family in Early Childhood Education and Care
Lessons and workshops on Tikkurila campus and Zoom 50 / 50. Once you have been approved to the course, you can view the study schedule in your Outlook calendar or in Tuudo or Pakki. You will find more detailed information about the deadlines at the first lesson.