Higher Certificate In Early Childhood Care And Education

Free Course
1 years duration

The IIE Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education (HCECCE) is an entry level/introductory qualification (at NQF Level 5) to the study of early childhood development (ECD) education from birth through to 4 years of age. It is intended to provide students with “basic introductory knowledge, cognitive and conceptual tools and practical techniques to enable further study in ECD” (DHET, 2017: 24).

This one-year higher certificate is structured in accordance with The Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) Policy on Minimum Requirements for Programmes Leading to Qualifications in Higher Education for Early Childhood Development Educators (2017), and with the National Curriculum Framework (NCF) for Children from Birth to Four Policy (2015). In addition, it is aligned to the HEQSF guidelines, and will provide students with the beginning knowledge, skills and applied competences identified to be critical for facilitation at this level. Graduates will be well prepared with insight and skills that are both employable and relevant to further specialisation study in support of the principles of life-long learning.

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Monash South Africa
Monash South Africa
Private College · 36 courses
Monash South Africa is a private higher education institution located in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is a branch campus of Monash University, which is based in Australia. The campus offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various fields, including business, engineering, social sciences, and health sciences. Monash South Africa aims to provide a high-quality education that is internationally recognized and prepares students for successful careers. The campus boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including modern classrooms, laboratories, and a library. It also offers a vibrant campus life with various student clubs and organizations, sports facilities, and social events. The institution prides itself on its diverse and inclusive community, with students and staff from different cultural backgrounds and nationalities. It promotes a global perspective and encourages students to engage in community service and leadership activities. Monash South Africa is committed to academic excellence and research, with faculty members who are experts in their respective fields. It also emphasizes the importance of critical thinking, problem-solving, and practical skills development. Overall, Monash South Africa provides a unique educational experience that combines the best of Australian and South African academic traditions, preparing students for success in the global job market.
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