Short Title:Practice Placement Project
Full Title:Practice Placement Project
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PROJ H2010
 
Credits: 10
Field of Study:Child Care and youth services
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Helena Doody
Module Author:Zuzana Tesarova
Module Description:This module builds on the learning of previous modules and is linked to the placement practice module which provides students with the opportunity to link classroom learning with work-based practice and facilitates the development of practice skills in an early years environment. In this module, students will be required to work with their supervisor in order to plan, conduct and evaluate a relevant piece of work with a child or group of children within their placement settings.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Describe an early years setting, the service context and the curriculum and assessment processes in place
LO2 Demonstrate the ability to observe a child in an early years setting
LO3 Outline the range of communication methods required in order to work with children and their families
LO4 Identify the importance of team work and strategies for effective multidisciplinary collaboration in early years settings
LO5 ­Apply theory from previously completed modules to the practice observed in the early years setting
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Assignment n/a 1,2,3,4,5 100.00 n/a
No End of Module Formal Examination

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Seminars No Description 30.00 Every Week 30.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 30.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 30.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Seminars No Description 30.00 Every Week 30.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 30.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 30.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • CECDE 2006, Siolta: The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education, CECDE Dublin
  • NCCA 2009, Aistear: The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework, NCCA Dublin
  • Nutkins, S., McDonald, C., Stephen, M. 2013, Early Childhood Education and Care, SAGE [ISBN: 1446290018]
Recommended Book Resources
  • Brownhill, S. 2014, Empowering the Children’s and Young People’s Workforce, Routledge [ISBN: 1136340890]
  • Basford, J., Hodson, E. 2011, Successful Placements in Early Years Settings, SAGE [ISBN: 1844457427]
  • Farrelly, P. 2010, Early Years Work-Based Learning, SAGE [ISBN: 1844456161]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HCHCE_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Early Childhood Care and Education 3 Mandatory