Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore the skills and knowledge required to identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to working in the early childhood profession. This encompasses the skills and knowledge to facilitate legislative, regulatory and National Quality Framework compliance within education and care services. You will also gain an understanding of what is required to support and protect children and young people who are at risk of harm.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBernadette Walker-Gibbs

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWorkshops Online activities Professional Experience

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBEL


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify and respond to legal requirements and ethical responsibilities which support the protection of children, young people, and their families.
02. Interpret the National Quality Framework to facilitate a Quality Improvement Plan
03. Implement ethical and nurturing practices in work with children, young people and their families

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