TEAC 2001 Active and Healthy Childhoods

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 102669

Coordinator Prathyusha Sanagavarapu Opens in new window

Description Early childhood educators are responsible for promoting the health, safety and wellbeing of young children from birth to five years including children from vulnerable backgrounds. This includes children from migrant, low SES, refugee and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. This unit focuses on developing students' understandings of holistic health, safety, nutrition, and wellbeing of young children. It also assists students to recognise the factors that impact on children's socio-emotional wellbeing and promote resilience. This unit promotes students' ability to identify, source, and apply relevant policies and resources to respond to children's emerging health and wellbeing issues in collaboration with various stakeholders and by taking into consideration the children's and families' rights, needs, values and cultural practices.

School Education

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Annotated Bibliography 800 words 20% N Individual
Report 1500 words 40% N Individual
Applied Project 1500 words 40% N Individual

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