Kindergarten Part 2 asks Candidates to apply and extend what they are learning about theoretical foundations, the development of young children, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning in the early years. Participants will reflect on the knowledge they gained from Part 1 and will refine their teaching practice in order to promote learning opportunities that are differentiated, empowering, and integral to the development of self-regulation and deep thinking skills in young children. An emphasis will be placed on the importance of building collaborative partnerships with colleagues, and the greater community of Kindergarten. During this course, candidates will participate in a positive learning environment that reflects care, professional knowledge, ethical practice, leadership and ongoing learning.
- Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Kindergarten, Part 1 (equivalent to Kindergarten); and
- One year of successful teaching experience certified by a supervisory officer.