TECE106-23YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2023 (Distance)

Rethinking Infants and Toddlers/Te Kohungahunga

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 13 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 26 February 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 May 2023


This course will introduce and explore a variety of early childhood educational contexts and philosophies to demonstrate teaching and learning experiences and practices for infants, and toddlers, with their families and whanau.

*Please note this course is only available to initial teacher education students. To enrol in this course you need to be accepted and enrolled in one of our Initial Teacher Education programmes.

Learning Outcomes

  • On the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe pedagogies and philosophies that construct early childhood experiences for infants and toddlers in Aotearoa New Zealand
  • Recognise the role of the early childhood professional with families and whānau in regards to their infants and toddlers
  • Develop an effective and appropriate range of strategies and resources to support curriculum experiences with infants and toddlers
  • Understand the learning contexts in Aotearoa NZ for Infants and Toddlers

Timetable Note

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Karen Turnock


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Visual Representation and Discussion 05 Apr 2023 50%
Two reflective long answer responses 14 Jun 2023 50%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

New Zealand; Te whāriki a te Kōhanga reo ; Te whāriki : he whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa = Early childhood curriculum guidelines ; Ministry of Education, 2017.

Christie, T.  (2021).  Respect & Relationships: A practitioner’s guide to secure connections in early childhood education. Childspace

Students will be supported to complete independent searches

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Teacher Education .

All TECE106 Occurrences

  • TECE106-23YC1 (D) Year C First Half 2023 (Distance)