Child Development QQI L6 (6N1942)

Category: QQI

This module will equip you with the knowledge, skill and competence relevant to the theory and practice of child development when working on your own and with others in Early Childhood Care and Education settings.

Course Content

Child development theories and their application on ECCE practice

The effects of a range of genetic, social, cultural and environmental factors on the holistic development of the child

Theoretical perspectives in the field of behaviour management in support of the holistic development of the child

Specialised skills to meet the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of legislation and national practice guidelines

Observations in support of programme planning for individual and groups of children using a range of tools

Evaluate personal and team practice in meeting child development needs in an ECCE setting

Identify personal learning goals and assist others in identifying learning and personal development goals.


Classes in Spring term, 12 x Wednesday nights & 2 Saturday nights

Assessment: Project 60%   Examination - Theory 40%

See Timetable for specific start dates and fee

Click here for further info on this module and here for further info on the Early Childhood Care and Education L6 Certificate


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