HEALTH, NUTRITION AND WELLBEING FOR CHILDREN

EDU2HNW

2020

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.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1CW or EDU1CAD or Coordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

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

Readings

Health & Wellbeing in Childhood

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorSusanne Garvis & Donna Pendergast

Year2017

Edition/Volume2nd Ed

PublisherCambridge

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify the key components of a safe environment for children of all ages, including audits of environments, evacuation procedures and a supervision plan
02. Recognise key factors contributing to a child's wellbeing, including communication and cooperation with colleagues and families to promote positive interactions
03. Demonstrate knowledge of key understandings of childhood nutrition and illness, including disease symptoms, exclusion periods and effective infection control

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h 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 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Mapping Health & Safety Dimensions (equivalent to 1600 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3
Online tasks (equivalent to 800 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Research Project (1600 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLeanne Grogan

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Ten 2.00 h 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 1.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Mapping Health & Safety Dimensions (equivalent to 1600 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3
Online tasks (equivalent to 800 words)N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
Research Project (1600 words)N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO2, SILO3, SILO4