Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore a range of communication and interaction styles which ensure responsive, respectful and reciprocal relationships with children from birth to five years. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the National Quality Framework will be examined, analysed and applied to the development of behaviour management strategies and plans.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesOnline activities and Online reading.

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

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify theoretical perspectives and cultural differences in relation to expectations of children's behaviour and motivations .
02. Investigate the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and the National Quality Framework in relation to behaviour guidance and children's agency.
03. Demonstrate the use of observations and strategies which support positive guidance to plan environments within early childhood settings.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Online study 1/4, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCatherine Hamm

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 19
Ten 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays from week 10 to week 19 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study (approx. 1500 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo30 SILO1

Child Profile (approx. 2250 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3