AGRISETA Courses | Petra Institute of Development
Purpose of Qualification
Learning Outcomes
  • Provide access to a recognised educator qualification at Level 6 for ECD educators who have a Level 4 or Level 5 certificate in ECD, providing a bridge between non-formal and formal learning programmes.
  • To enable educators/ learners to plan and implement a learning programme which is based on their knowledge of child development from birth to nine years and which helps children in a specific phase work towards achieving the learning outcomes of the national school curriculum (where appropriate).
  • To improve community-based ECD services for young children by raising the level of ECD teaching competence and/or by providing opportunities for training in support and leadership roles.
  • the ability to read, write and use written resource material for learning and teaching in at least two South African languages;
  • the ability to understand fundamental mathematical/numeracy concepts;
  • the applied competence outlined in the core unit standards at Level 4:
  • Facilitate Active Learning in ECD Programmes,
  • Facilitate Healthy Development in ECD Programmes, and
  • Manage the ECD Learning Programme.
  • Mediate active learning in an integrated and holistic learning programme.
  • Facilitate learning and development of children with barriers to learning and other special needs, including those coping with abuse and violence, within an inclusive anti-bias approach.
  • Promote the safety and healthy development of each child.
  • Work with colleagues, families and community systems to develop each child`s potential as fully as possible.
  • Manage a well-planned and organised learning programme to meet the needs of individual children within the framework of the national school curriculum (where appropriate).
  • Select and use appropriate methods and procedures for assessing children`s progress and reporting on this to parents.
  • Promote the development of high quality ECD programmes and services.
  • Communicate effectively for the purposes of academic study and professional practice.
  • Plan and implement appropriate learning activities and materials or management practices based on knowledge of the principles, processes and content of the chosen specialisation.
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