Domain - Early Childhood: Family, Wh?nau, Community, and Society

Domain - Early Childhood: Family, Wh?nau, Community, and Society

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Level 2

Describe values and beliefs that inform own personal approach to the learning and care of young children

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29859 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe past and present views on parenting and influences on approach to learning and care of young children; describe aspects of own whakapapa and/or family history, culture and heritage, and other influences that inform own beliefs about learning and care of young children. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Learning and Care (Level 2) [Ref: 2848]. This unit standard is an introduction to early childhood learning and life skills. It is designed for people who care for young children in parenting roles, or as support for carers of infants, toddlers and/or young children in a supervised environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 135 Word PDF

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Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Identify and describe agencies/services available in the community to support young children and families

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29881 replaced unit standard 26711.

29861 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe support services and networks available in the community to assist young children and whanau/families; identify and describe own personal support needs and how identified agencies/services provide services to meet these needs. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Learning and Care (Level 2) [Ref: 2848]. This unit standard is an introduction to early childhood learning and life skills. It is designed for people who care for young children in parenting roles, or as support for carers of infants, toddlers and/or young children in a supervised environment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 135 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of early childhood services in the local community and in Aotearoa/New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

10034 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: the development and function of one early childhood service in the local community; the range of early childhood education and care services available in Aotearoa/New Zealand; and the range of agencies available to support early childhood education and care. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of young children in an early childhood setting. It is designed for parents, potential parents, and adults in contact with young children. This unit standard will prepare people to advance on to a higher level of early childhood education and care.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of, and apply, effective communication with diverse wh?nau/families in an ECE service
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 20407 were replaced by unit standard 29867.

20406 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of whanau/family diversity in Aotearoa/New Zealand; and demonstrate knowledge of effective communication with diverse whanau/family in an ECE service. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in an ECE service. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in an ECE service. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of cultural diversity in an ECE service
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard and unit standard 20406 were replaced by unit standard 29867.

20407 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare cultural sensitivities, expectations, and practices relevant to an ECE service; and describe strategies that promote tolerance of, and respect for, cultural diversity in an ECE service. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in ECE services. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in an ECE service. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of organisations relevant to ECE services in Aotearoa/New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard was being replaced by unit standard 29870 and unit standard 29871. This unit standard replaced unit standard 10611.

27146 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to compare ECE services in Aotearoa/New Zealand; and demonstrate knowledge of organisations relevant to the operation of an ECE service in Aotearoa/New Zealand. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in an ECE service. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in ECE services. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of diverse wh?nau/families and use a range of effective communication strategies in an ECE service

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 20406 and unit standard 20407.

29867 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of whanau/family diversity in Aotearoa New Zealand; describe strategies that promote awareness of, and respect for, cultural diversity in an ECE service; and use a range of effective communication strategies with diverse whanau/families in an ECE service. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) [Ref: 2849]. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in an ECE service. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in an ECE service. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 135 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of te Tiriti o Waitangi, legislation and organisations relevant to ECE services in New Zealand

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29871 replaced unit standard 27146.

29870 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify and describe the relevance of te Tiriti o Waitangi/The Treaty of Waitangi to an ECE service; identify and describe legislation and regulations relevant to the operation of an ECE service in Aotearoa New Zealand; demonstrate knowledge of statutory organisations relevant to the operation of an ECE service in Aotearoa New Zealand; and demonstrate knowledge of organisations relevant to the operation of an ECE service in Aotearoa New Zealand. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) [Ref: 2849] and New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) [Ref: 2850]. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in an ECE service. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in ECE services. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 135 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Describe and compare a range of ECE services and philosophies in Aotearoa New Zealand

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Version 1 This unit standard and unit standard 29870 replaced unit standard 27146.

29871 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: compare a range of ECE service types in Aotearoa New Zealand; and describe the history and beliefs of a range of ECE philosophies in Aotearoa New Zealand. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 3) [Ref: 2849]. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in an ECE service. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in ECE services. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 135 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of parenthood and child rearing practices
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

10036 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: major influences in parenthood and common approaches to parenting and child rearing practices; processes in transition to parenthood; support available for parents in their child rearing practices; and issues in parenting. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of young children in an early childhood setting. This unit standard is designed for parents, potential parents, family, whanau, and people working with young children.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Relate knowledge of families in New Zealand to early childhood education and care
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

12734 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the diversity of New Zealand families; and relate the diversity of New Zealand families to the development of early childhood education and care services. This unit standard is designed for people who work or wish to work in early childhood education and care.

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NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use culturally responsive strategies to build relationships and communicate effectively in an ECE community

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29876 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to use culturally responsive strategies to build relationships and communicate effectively in an ECE community. This unit standard has been developed primarily for assessment within programmes leading to the New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) [Ref: 2850]. This unit standard is an introduction to education and care of children in an ECE service. It is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in an ECE service. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard. This unit standard will prepare people to advance to a higher level of study in ECE.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 135 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of international early childhood education and care services
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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9336 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to discuss the development of international early childhood services, identify and examine the key groups and individuals who had an influence on the development of international early childhood services, and analyse the development of international early childhood services. This unit standard is designed for people who intend to work, or are working, in early childhood education and care, with young children. It may also interest people who are working in the wider education profession.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 5

Facilitate parenting education and support for the young child
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

10037 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of and evaluate models and literature on parenting education and support; demonstrate knowledge of facilitation in parenting education; plan to facilitate parenting education and support; and facilitate parenting education and support with parents, family and whanau.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Relate knowledge of organisations which impact on early childhood services
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 27146.

10611 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to identify organisations relevant to the operation of early childhood services, and reflect on the ways the organisations impact on early childhood services. This unit standard is designed for people who work, or intend to work, with young children in an early childhood setting.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Define own values on racism and relate these as a Treaty partner to an early childhood setting
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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12733 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe racism; describe acts of racism in relation to Te Tiriti o Waitangi; explore personal values on racism; and develop action strategies in early childhood educational practice as a treaty partner. This unit standard is designed for people who work, or wish to work in early childhood education and care.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Early Childhood Education Advisory Group NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of partnerships between wh?nau/family and an ECE service
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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9331 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: establishing a partnership between whanau/family and an ECE service, and strategies to develop and maintain a partnership between whanau/family and an ECE service. This unit standard is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in an ECE service. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard.

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 6

Facilitate early childhood education and care arrangements with wh?nau/family
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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9332 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: discuss and reach a consensus with whanau/family in relation to an enrolment agreement; discuss and respond to requirements for early childhood education and care arrangements with whanau/family; and monitor and reflect on settling-in processes for a child and their whanau/family during initial stages of the early childhood education and care arrangements. This unit standard is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in an ECE service. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard.

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of ECE services in Aotearoa/New Zealand
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2021.

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9337 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse ECE services in Aotearoa/New Zealand; discuss the development of ECE services in Aotearoa/New Zealand; and analyse the role of key groups and individuals in the development of ECE services in Aotearoa/New Zealand. This unit standard is designed for people who intend to work, or are working with, children in ECE services. People working in the wider education sector may also be interested in this unit standard.

Standard-setting body:

Toitu te Waiora Community, Health, Education and Social Services Workforce Development Council NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 27 November 2021