All Categories of Degree Level Education


Question: Unit 7 – Play and Learning in children’s education
Diploma in Child Care and Education Cache Level 3

Section One
E1 Collate evidence which describes the role of the practitioner in meeting children's learning needs.
A1 Include a reflective account of the role of the practitioner in supporting the learning needs of children.
Section 2
E2 Provide information about current influences on play.
B1 Evaluate how the current influences on play and different theoretical models affect the planning and provision of learning opportunities
E4 Include examples of different theoretical models of how children play and learn
E3 Provide information about current influences on the planning and provision of learning opportunities

Section Three
E5 Include an explanation of how observations can inform planning to meet children's learning needs

Section 4
D2 Include an explanation of the key issues in recording assessments
C2 Analyse the role of assessment in informing planning and responding to learning needs

Section Five
E6 Include TWO (2) examples of information from agencies outside the setting which may contribute to the assessment of learning needs.

Section 6
E7 Include TWO (2) plans for curriculum activities which show different approaches to planning learning opportunities
D1 Provide evidence of how the planned curriculum activities can promote learning
C1 Analyse the importance of planning and providing learning opportunities to meet children's diverse needs

Section Seven
E8 Include information about the importance of consulting with parents and others when planning and providing learning opportunities
E11 Include references and a bibliography

Answer: E1 When it comes to meeting the care needs of the child,...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 7561
  • Date submitted: March 15, 2013
  • Date written: November, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4583

Question: Unit 1 – An introduction to working with children
CACHE Level 3 Award, Level 3 Certificate and Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education

E1 Describe THREE (3) different types of settings which provide care and education for children in your area. This must include ONE (1) example from the:
• Statutory sector
• Voluntary sector
• Private sector

E2 Describe how EACH of the types of settings identified in E1 aims to support children and their families.

E3 Describe the main legislation in your country that supports the rights of children.

E4 Describe the recognised principles and values that underpin working with children.

E5 Explain the importance of valuing and respecting all children in the setting.

E6 Describe THREE (3) professional skills that will support your work with children.

E7 Describe how study skills can support your learning during your training.

E8 Include references and a bibliography.

D1 Explain why the practitioner should develop and maintain appropriate relationships with parents and other professionals.

D2 Discuss the characteristics of working in a multi-agency team.

C Explain why the early years practitioner should listen to children’s views and value their opinions.

B Explain why it is important that practitioners understand the limits and boundaries of their role when working with children.

A Reflect on the importance of a child centred approach in early years settings.

Answer: E1 + E2 Statutory agencies: A statutory agency is one that has...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4186
  • Date submitted: March 11, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4570

Question: Unit 3 – Supporting children
CACHE Level 3 Award, Level 3 Certificate and Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education

E1 Identify FIVE (5) pieces of current legislation.

E2 Describe how each piece of legislation will influence working practices in the setting.

E3 Describe how the policies and procedures will help safeguard children.

E4 Describe how the policies and procedures promote fair, just and inclusive strategies.

E5 Describe TWO (2) strategies which can be used to empower children to develop independence and self reliance.

E6 Give examples of how settings may prepare children for transfer or transition.

E7- Show an understanding of diversity and inclusive practice.

D1 Explain the key issues relating to practice which supports children to prepare for transition.

D2 Assess the effectiveness of the strategies which empower children to develop autonomy and self reliance.

C1 Evaluate one theoretical perspective which supports the development of strategies for empowering children.

B1- Describe how the causes and effects of discrimination may affect practice in the setting.

A1 Reflect on the influences of legislation on working practices within early years settings.

Answer: E1 + E2 - Human Rights Act 2000 – The Human Rights...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4265
  • Date submitted: March 11, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4569

Question: Unit 5 – The principles underpinning the role of the practitioner working with children

CACHE Level 3 Award, Certificate, Diploma in Child Care and Education

E1- Describe the responsibility of the practitioner in professional relationships.

E2- Discuss TWO (2) issues which contribute to maintaining professional relationships with children and adults.

E3 - Explain the value of a multi-professional approach when working with children and parents.

E4- Describe the benefits of developing reflective practice within the setting.

E5 - Summarise the main principles that underpin work with children.

E6- Explain the importance of valuing children’s interests and experience.

E7- Collate information about ONE (1) recent initiative and ONE (1) piece of current research which relate to provision for children.

D1- Explain the importance of reflective practice for improving your own performance.

D2- Discuss TWO (2) strategies for improving your own learning and performance.

C1- Analyse how the main principles that underpin work with children can support the practitioners’ practice in the setting.

B1- Evaluate how the recent initiative supports practice within early years settings.

A1- Evaluate how the current research can support practitioners’ professional practice.

Answer: E1 - It is important to establish appropriate and effective relationships with...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4103
  • Date submitted: March 11, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4568

Question: CACHE Level 2
Award/Certificate/Diploma in
Child Care and Education

Unit 1 – An introduction to working with children

Assignment criteria

D1 Describe the purpose of ONE (1) setting that is statutory provision for each age range

D2 Describe the purpose of ONE (1) setting that is a different type of provision for
each age range

D3 Describe the work of a professional or an agency working with children

D4 Describe how to keep information about children and families confidential

D5 Explain how to prepare to work in a placement with children

D6 Give TWO (2) different ways in which you can show that you understand the
importance of valuing each child as an individual

D7 Show an understanding of diversity and inclusive practice

D8 Include references and a bibliography

C1 Give TWO (2) examples of when you should refer information about children and
families to professionals in the setting

B1 Explain why the first impressions that you make in the setting are important

B2 Explain suitable ways in which you can show positive attitudes when working in a
childcare setting

A1 Explain the importance of keeping information about children and families confidential

A* Reflect on the importance of recognising your own learning style and using this
knowledge effectively in your studies

Answer: D1 Describe the purpose of ONE (1) setting that is statutory provision...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 3518
  • Date submitted: March 11, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4564

Question: MODULE 8 Supporting children’s play
NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3

Q1: Give examples of a play opportunity you could use to promote children’s learning and development.

Q2: Suggest play opportunities which might encourage children’s learning development.

Q3: What play spaces and resources do you think should be made available to meet the play needs and preferences of children?

Q4: Define a play frame.

Q5: Give examples of physical play opportunities when working with children.

Q6: Give examples of exploratory play opportunities when working with children.

Q7: Give examples of imaginative play opportunities.

Q8: Give examples of how you could be involved in planning and creating the following: - play spaces for physical play; play spaces for affective play; transient play spaces; permanent play spaces.

Q10: How would you help children to manage risks during play according to policies and procedures and the ages/levels of development of the children you work with?

Q11: How do you plan for self-directed play?

Q12: Outline policies and procedures that are relevant to managing risk during play activities, e.g. health and safety policy; risk assessment and risk management procedures.

Answer: Q1: Give examples of a play opportunity you could use to promote...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1237
  • Date submitted: February 17, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4497

Question: MODULE 7: Promoting children’s well-being & resilience
NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3

Q1: Plan and implement an activity that encourages pupils to relate to others, e.g. work co-operatively during group activities.
Q2: How would a school involve children and young people in making decisions?
Q3: What opportunities are provided to enable young people to be active citizens?
Q4: Think of as many positive words to describe yourself using the same initial as your first name, e.g. caring, creative, Carlton; magnificent, marvellous, Miriam; sensitive, sharing, Shazia; terrific, tremendous Tom.
Kiran – kind, keen, knowledgeable, kind hearted
Q5: Please describe group dynamics and social interaction.
Q6: How would you encourage a child’s self reliance?
Q7: Describe possible strategies for supporting the preparation of pupils for transfer or transition.
Q8: List ten ways to enable pupils to relate positively to others.
Q9: Describe how you would help pupils to develop emotional well-being and resilience?
Q10: How does a setting support children and young people during transitions?
Q11: What possible problems might a pupil experience when adjusting to a new setting?
Q12: How would you help a new primary school student to adjust to a new setting?

Answer: Q1: Plan and implement an activity that encourages pupils to relate to...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1134
  • Date submitted: February 17, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4496

Question: MODULE 9: Supporting curriculum delivery
NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3

Q1. Make a list of the main points of cognitive development.
Q2. Which points do you think accurately describe children’s thinking and learning.
Q3. Provide examples of the planning you would use within the curriculum framework applicable to the pupils in a school. Include information on:
· Long-term plans, e.g. Overall curriculum plan, topic web
· Medium-term plans, e.g. Schemes of work, timetables
· Short-term plans, e.g. activity plans, lesson plans
Q4. What are the assessment requirements of the curriculum framework applicable to the pupils in the school?
Q5. What are your role and responsibilities in the assessment process?
Q6. What are your responsibilities for reporting pupil progress to their parents?
Q7. Outline policy and procedures for reporting pupil progress to their parents.
Q8. Outline the key stages to the National curriculum.
Q9. Outline a general school policy for the use of ICT?
Q10. What virus controls and other measures are used to protect the school’s computer systems and to protect pupils from unsuitable materials on the Internet?
Q11. Plan an activity to encourage a pupil to work more independently using ICT skills. Include the following: a description of the activity; the learning objectives; the organisation and resources required; your role in supporting the pupil.
Q12. What are the operating requirements and routines for ICT equipment in school?

Answer: Q1. Cognitive development includes the fields of thinking, reasoning, problem solving, logic,...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: NVQ Teaching Assistant Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1896
  • Date submitted: February 17, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4495

Question: Unit 5 Assignment – The principles underpinning the role
of the practitioner working with children


An early years setting is preparing to review the roles of the practitioners. In preparation for
the review, write about:

1. The practitioner's role in maintaining professional relationships with children and adults.
This should include:
• the responsibilities of the practitioner in all professional relationships
• TWO (2) issues which contribute to maintaining professional relationships with
children and adults
• the value of a multi-professional approach when working with children

2. Developing reflective practice. This should include:
• the benefits of developing reflective practice within the setting
• the importance of reflective practice for improving own performance
• TWO (2) strategies for improving own learning and performance

3. The principles and practices which support the practitioner's work with children. This
should include:
• a summary of the main principles that underpin work with children
• an analysis of how these principles can support practice
• the reasons why children's interests and experiences should be valued

4. Recent initiatives and research to provide:
• information about ONE (1) recent initiative and ONE (1) piece of current research
which relate to provision for children
• evidence to show how the recent initiative can support practice within early years
settings

Include an evaluation of how the current research can support the practitioner’s practice in
the setting.

Throughout the assignment you should ensure that you address diversity and inclusive
practice where it is appropriate to the task.

Your completed work should not exceed 3,500 words. There is no lower word limit. Work
that is more than 10% above the word limit will not be marked. References and
quotations within the text are not included in the word limit.

Answer: Task 1. As an early years practitioner, you will have clear responsibilities...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2286
  • Date submitted: February 16, 2013
  • Date written: June, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4491

Question: Unit 2 Assignment – Development from conception to
age 16 years

CACHE Level 3 Award, Level 3 Certificate and
Level 3 Diploma in Child Care and Education

Select TWO (2) age ranges from the following:
• birth to 3 years
• 3 to 7 years
• 7 to 12 years
• 12 to 16 years

1. For each selected age range, give a description of how children develop in TWO (2) of
the following areas:
• physical development
• communication and language development
• intellectual development and learning
• social and emotional development
• behavioural development

2. Select TWO (2) theoretical perspectives which relate to the chosen areas of
development
• Explain how these theoretical perspectives relate to the areas of development
• Evaluate how these theoretical perspectives may influence practice which affects
the development of children

3. For ONE (1) of the chosen age ranges carry out THREE (3) observations on the same
child. Include the THREE (3) observations in an appendix to the assignment:
• select ONE (1) area of the child's development from the list above to observe in
the three observations
• use a different technique for each observation
• explain how observations can be used to support planning to meet the child's
needs
• for each observation show the child’s needs in the selected area of development
• demonstrate how confidentiality is maintained in each observation

4. Evaluate how assessment through observations can have implications for practice.

Throughout the assignment you should ensure that you address diversity and inclusive
practice where it is appropriate to the task.

Your completed work should not exceed 3,500 words. There is no lower word limit. Work
that is more than 10% above the word limit will not be marked. References and
quotations within the text are not included in the word limit.

Answer: Task 1. Physical Development. Physical development can be divided into three sections,...


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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2868
  • Date submitted: February 15, 2013
  • Date written: March, 2012
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4490

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