The purpose of this QQI Early Childhood Arts and Culture (Montessori Culture) award is to equip the learner with the necessary skills and competence to ensure that each child develops a competent level of learning through Arts and Culture in the ECCE setting.
Each student will gain a full understanding of the montessori method of teaching Arts and Culture. Students will be introduced to the montessori materials used in Arts and Culture the presentation of these materials to the child.
Students will also gain an understanding of how the Arts and Culture exercises can be implemented into everyday life and within the montessori and childcare field. Each student will be equipped with the skills to support the child in developing their own self expression through the Arts and Culture exercises in the montessori classroom.
The student will recognise the importance of creative Arts and Culture and how the outside world can be interpreted and explained via these areas.
Topics covered include:
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites:
Project x 2 – 40% Skills Demonstrations x 2 – 60%
Projects: The internal assessor will devise two briefs that require the candidates to produce pieces of work of a minimum of 1500 words each.
More detailed requirements can be found in the Assignment Briefs.
Skills Demonstrations: The internal assessor will devise two skills demonstrations that require the candidates to produce pieces of work.
The learner must devise the lesson plan that is age appropriate to the age of the chosen child/children.
Learners are required to devise an art or Music poster that is used in the Montessori classroom as a learning aid. They must choose an artist or musician and create a poster to be used in the Montessori classroom.
This QQI Early Childhood Arts and Culture (Montessori Culture) – 6N1936 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.