Module XAE-2030:
Inclusion & Learning Needs

Module Facts

Run by School of Education and Human Development

20 Credits or 10 ECTS Credits

Semester 1 & 2

Organiser: Miss Laura Jones

Overall aims and purpose

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Course content

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Learning outcomes

Assessment Methods

Type Name Description Weight
CASE STUDY Written analysis of chosen case study 50
REPORT Placement Report 50

Teaching and Learning Strategy

Hours

Subject specific skills

  • reflect upon a range of psychological sociological health historical and philosophical perspectives and consider how these underpin different understandings of babies and young children and childhood
  • apply multiple perspectives to early childhood issues recognising that early childhood studies involves a range of research methods theories evidence and applications
  • integrate ideas and findings across the multiple perspectives in early childhood studies and recognise distinctive early childhood studies approaches to relevant issues
  • evaluate competing positions in relation to the construction of babies and young children and childhood by different subjects societal agents and time place and culture
  • constructively critique theories practice and research in the area of child development
  • demonstrate knowledge and awareness of the skills needed for different pedagogical approaches including: - the necessary depth and strength of relationships with individual children and children in groups and the facilitation of the building of relationships with and between children - the formation and promotion of mutually respectful relationships with families colleagues other professionals and communities
  • critically explore examine and evaluate the significance of the cultural historical and contemporary features of various policies institutions and agencies in regard to babies young children and childhood
  • plan for and where appropriate implement play and the curriculum assessment evaluation and improvement of creative learning opportunities taking account of young children's health and emotional well-being
  • lead support and work collaboratively with others and demonstrate an understanding of working effectively in teams with parents carers and other professionals 11
  • demonstrate an understanding of how to plan for and where appropriate implement meeting and promoting children's health well-being protection and safety and the conditions that enable them to flourish
  • produce critical arguments for improvements to multi-agency and multiprofessional practices for babies and young children
  • use skills of observation and analysis in relation to aspects of the lives of babies and young children
  • reflect upon the ethics of studying babies and young children and their families and communities
  • generate and explore hypotheses and research questions relating to early childhood in an ecological context

Resources

Pre- and Co-requisite Modules

Courses including this module