This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to gather and analyse information about children’s learning to inform practice.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
• gather, document and analyse information about an individual child on six different occasions using a minimum of three different tools or methods
• develop and document a perspective about the child’s:
• overall development
• social interactions
• reactions to play environment
• report on two different critical reflection activities used to review own practice.
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):