Early Childhood Education & Play

Early Childhood Education & Play is an introduction to early childhood education, detailing the various approaches to curriculum, theories of play, and the principles and philosophy of Aistear and Síolta in providing for the holistic development of the child.

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Early Childhood Education & Play is an introduction to early childhood education, detailing the various approaches to curriculum, theories of play, and the principles and philosophy of Aistear and Síolta in providing for the holistic development of the child.

Written for the Level 5 Early Childhood Education and Play (5N1773) and Approaches to Early Childhood Education (5N1763) modules, as awarded by QQI.

  • Outlines the various types, stages, patterns and purposes of play, including a child-led approach to play.
  • Explores the role of the adult in nurturing and developing the child’s learning experience in the ECCE setting.
  • Introduces the elements of the ECCE environment, both indoors and outdoors, and their effects on the child’s development.
  • Describes and evaluates the core concepts, philosophies and programmes of Montessori, Froebel and Steiner’s early childhood education approaches.

WRITTEN FOR

The mandatory components of the Early Childhood Care and Education major QQI award (5M2009):
Level 5 Early Childhood Education and Play (5N1773)
And the elective component:
Level 5 Approaches to Early Childhood Education (5N1763)

Eilis Flood, MA, MEd, BSc, BEd, teaches a variety of Early Childhood Care and Education modules at Drogheda Institute of Further Education. She is the author of a number of textbooks, including Child Development FETAC Levels 5 and 6, Assisting Children with Special Needs and co-author of Early Care & Education Practice and Early Childhood Curriculum FETAC Level 6.

Catriona Hardy, BSc, Advanced Dip Childcare/Montessori (3-6 and 6–12 years), teaches Childcare/Montessori Levels 5 and 6 at Drogheda Institute of Further Education and O’Fiaich Institute of Further Education, Dundalk. She is co-author of Early Care & Education Practice and Early Childhood Curriculum FETAC Level 6.

Additional information

Author

Eilis Flood & Catriona Murphy

Published

2013