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Sociology of Education - SED2601

Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to equip graduate students with knowledge, skills and values to understand the sociological dimension of childhood education with special reference to birth to nine years. A framework of reflective practice will be used to assist students to engage with varied childhood experiences in diverse contexts in the early years. They will be given opportunities to identify, understand and interpret childhood in the early years as complex arena that needs to be critically engaged with for practice in the Foundation Phase. Specifically, qualifying students will be equipped to draw on theories and sociological dimensions impacting on practice in the Foundation Phase.