• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Unit 17. Provide an explanation of three different international approaches to learning.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

CACHE DCCE UNIT 17 09/621764 306.000 Andrea Maria Fernandes [INTERNATIONAL APPROACHES TOWARDS CHILDREN'S EDUCATION ] International approaches towards children's education. E1. Provide an explanation of three different international approaches to learning. Friedrich Froebel Friedrich Froebel was born in Germany in 1782-1852. Frobel believed that children should be able to access indoor and outdoor play freely "An outdoor environment is vital to children's learning" (Tassoni.P, 2007. p280) this is because he said that children need to have stimulation to move on to the next stages of development. In practice today child centred approach is used which Frobel theory covers. Froebel also believed that children learned at a higher level through imaginative play. In addition Froebel believed that parents are a child's first educators of a child's life. This is when the child is at an early age and the parents become their educator by teaching them how to stand, talk, walk, and hold objects and to communicate. This is why in setting today they try and make is a family settings. Maria Montessori Maria Montessori was a doctor who graduated in Italy at the top of her class. Despite being ill treated because she was the only female in her class, she passed the course and became the first female doctor in Italy 1896. ...read more.

Middle

E5. Describe the materials and resources that support the children's learning in your chosen approach The materials and resources that support children's learning in forest schools are the natural environment where the Children can saw wood, whittle sticks, help to light fires, leap into puddles, climb trees and build shelters. All these resources and materials support the children's learning because it provides them with life skills. Furthermore clothing is another material for the children while out in the forest, because it allows the children to explore and get dirty without having to worry about getting their clothes. D2. Discus the benefits to children of your chosen approach A Forest school helps children enhance their confidence and self esteem, children's opportunity to explore freely and increase their kinaesthetic learning. This is by the children being able to run and move freely, using all their muscles and by doing this movement they learn that using these muscles is good for them. Their confidence and self esteem is improved because the children can learn to be safe and explore freely in the woodland without being told not to do (to an extent). The main goals of forest schools in primary age children include encouraging curiosity and exploration with all of the senses, empowering children in the natural environment, and encouraging spatial awareness and motor development. ...read more.

Conclusion

In the Montessori philosophy children often are in real social situations, such as that of serving dinner, cleaning the room, caring for animals, building a toy house, or making a garden. I must state here, that this is one of the main places the Montessori philosophies from fantasy come from. Many of her comments on fantasy were in regard to Froebel's teacher directed fantasy play. Both philosophers created manipulative for their students to use. The Froebelian "gifts" concretely reveal of the concepts of whole and part, through the creation of wholes from parts, and the breaking apart of wholes into parts. Although this material was designed for this purpose, it may also use for counting and any number of things that the child can vision. In contrast the Montessori manipulatives were designed for specific purposes and Montessori herself professed her belief that they needed to be used for those specific purposes only. She believed that by allowing children to "play" with the materials, a practitioner lessoned the impact of the academics they were designed to teach. The international approach I will now talk about is Te Whariki and the adult's role in the child's learning. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=nwTDLOe2QUIC&lpg=PA24&ots=FQIL8ZmXmm&dq=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&pg=PA23#v=onepage&q=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&f=false B1 Evaluate the role of the practitioner in promoting children's learning in your chosen approach http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=57eIN0nNB-kC&lpg=PA4&dq=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&pg=PA4#v=onepage&q=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&f=false http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=Gv5Du1vGWF0C&lpg=PA396&dq=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&pg=PA397#v=onepage&q=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&f=false A1 http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=KyMAskSIPeUC&lpg=PA55&dq=te%20whariki%20the%20role%20of%20the%20adult&pg=PA49#v=onepage&q&f=false ?? ?? ?? ?? Andrea Maria Fernandes 09/621764 306.000 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Healthcare section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Here's what a teacher thought of this essay

3 star(s)

Star rating 3
This assignment has been written to achieve unit 17 of the CACHE Level 3 DCE course. Some good content has been included about the Forest Schools approach to learning; however the work lacks some of the detail and explanation needed in order to achieve some of the criteria at E and D grade. Although quotes in the main part of the work are referenced, images are not referenced nor is there a bibliography. The latter part of the assignment is plagiarised from the internet and is not acceptable for assessment.

Marked by teacher Jenny Spice 30/07/2013

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Healthcare essays

  1. Marked by a teacher

    Care Practice and Provision

    4 star(s)

    Table showing local context for teenage pregnancies The strategy that was planned therefore needed to tackle issues of why and which young women get pregnant. The links with educational achievement and attendance were seen as needing to be addressed and the groups that are at risk identified and targeted.

  2. Marked by a teacher

    Explain key influences on the personal learning processes of individuals. Assess the impact of ...

    4 star(s)

    understand of what they have learnt and how they could of improved what they did. Kolb?s learning cycle how adults with learning. They way adults learn he called it their cognitive abilities. He said that in adolescence and early childhood people start to develop instinctive preference to process information and they use this instinctive preference throughout their life to learn.

  1. Marked by a teacher

    PROMOTING HEALTH. P1: explain three different approaches to health education. P2: explain ...

    3 star(s)

    going out dress like how they would look after they get back from their night out and at the end of the advert it is written " You wouldn't start your night like this so why end it that way?"

  2. P1/M1/D1- Factors that impact upon my learning and development.

    However regardless of having a busy schedule, I would consider myself to have excellent time management skills as I feel being able to balance college and 2 part time jobs has allowed me to become more aware of the free time I have and have learnt to dedicate all other

  1. Outline current legislation, guidelines policies and procedure within own UK Home Nation affecting the ...

    Some children will require specialist equipment to help with their education and development anything from large keyboards to hearing loops. Its all about the needs of the individual child, some children may need the activity adapted to enable them to take part.

  2. Explain Two Theories of Aging. Unit 4 level 3 P4 P5 M2 ...

    system is weak which means they would be hospitalized or bed ridden at home. If this occurs then the old person cannot get out and socialise and take part in social groups and activities which helps them to stimulate themselves mentally and socially and this leaves them disengaged to society and others.

  1. Unit 17 - working in a social care sector - neo-natal nurses and ...

    * Degrees ? To become a nurse, you must hold a degree in pre-registration nursing; this will then lead to registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). This is usually three years, which then you will receive a bachelor?s degree in nursing practitioner.

  2. P1- Explain how the application of relevant principles and values will enable professionals to ...

    As Katie has trouble comprehending sentences properly with other people, the care worker can use activities like picture cards, if Katie feels like she wants to perform her religious duties she can flash perhaps a picture card of someone praying.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work