Stage 2 Child Studies

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Nil

CURRICULUM CHARGES: $30 for specialty materials

CONTENT:
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Child Studies Skills:
Students examine the period of childhood from conception to 8 years and issues related to growth, health and wellbeing of children. The areas of study in this course include Contemporary and Future Issues, Economic and Environmental Influences, Political and Legal Influence, Sociocultural Influences and Technological Influences.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Practical Activity: [50%]
Written and practical assessment including an action plan, research, practical application and individual evaluation report

Group Activity: [20%]
Students collaborate to plan, implement and evaluate a group practical application including, group decision making, group practical application and individual evaluation report

Investigation: [50% External]
Written investigation and reflection on a contemporary issue related to child development in the community