HEALTH, NUTRITION AND WELLBEING FOR CHILDREN

EDU2HNW

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students investigate the health and wellbeing dimensions of Early Childhood care, particularly in terms of the responsibilities of an Early Childhood educator. The Convention on the Rights of the Child is drawn upon to address the notion that every child, regardless of gender, ethnicity, language, religion, socioeconomic status or abilities, has basic rights and is entitled to reach their potential.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1CW or EDU1CAD or Coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHealth & Wellbeing in ChildhoodPrescribedSusanne Garvis & Donna Pendergast 2nd Ed. 2017Cambridge

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

02. Identify the key components of a safe environment for children of all ages, including audits of environments, evacuation procedures and a supervision plan

Activities:
Face to face and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Recognise key factors contributing to a child's wellbeing, including communication and cooperation with colleagues and families to promote positive interactions

Activities:
Face to face and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate knowledge of key understandings of childhood nutrition and illness, including disease symptoms, exclusion periods and effective infection control

Activities:
Face to face and online activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Mapping Health & Safety Dimensions (equivalent to 1600 words)40 02, 03
Online tasks (equivalent to 800 words)20 02, 03, 04
Research Project (1600 words)40 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2019, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Mapping Health & Safety Dimensions (equivalent to 1600 words)40 02, 03
Online tasks (equivalent to 800 words)20 02, 03, 04
Research Project (1600 words)40 02, 03, 04