Short Title:School Aged Childcare
Full Title:School Aged Childcare
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:CHLD H4005
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Child Care and youth services
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Helena Doody
Module Author:Zuzana Tesarova
Module Description:On successful completion of this module the student will be able to engage in contemporary debate about the importance of school age education and care provision. They will engage with important debates such as quality of service provision, an understanding of middle age child development, the importance of play for the older child, the context of education provision in primary schools and the complexity of roles and relationships in an out of school environment.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Critically evaluate national and international school age childcare provision
LO2 Apply the theories of play to programme planning and implementation in a school age setting
LO3 Explain the complexity of roles and relationships in middle age childcare and education
LO4 Identify key features of the primary school curriculum, and propose strategies for supporting the primary school curriculum in an out of school environment.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Devise and develop an appropriate curriculum for an after school project. 2 50.00 n/a
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam n/a 1,3,4 50.00 End-of-Semester

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
Lecture No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 6.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 5.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Brown, F. and Taylor, C. 2008, Foundations Of Playwork, McGraw-Hill Education (UK) [ISBN: 0335222919]
  • Department of Justice Equality & Law Reform 2005, School Age Childcare, Report of a Working Group of the National Childcare Comittee, DJELR Dublin
  • Holt, S & Pugh, E 2004, After School a Practice Guide for Providers, Barnardos Dublin
Recommended Book Resources
  • Else, P. 2009, The Value of Play, A&C Black [ISBN: 0826448097]
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 7 Elective