Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject will address the major areas of physical, cognitive and socio-emotional development in particular issues pertaining to puberty, development of intelligence, and identity in the context of school education. Contemporary socio-cultural factors that influence child and adolescent development as well as the needs and importance of effectively engaging with parents/carers are considered.


Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBernadette Walker-Gibbs

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

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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. Develop an understanding of the social, physical, emotional and developmental theories relating to young children.
02. Develop an understanding of the social, physical, emotional and developmental theories related to adolescence.
03. Develop skills in order to identify, and cater for, the strengths and needs of children and differing family structures.

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