Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
With spending a significant time of the day with young people, the child and youth care worker needs to use the daily life events of children to optimise their development. To this aim the design and implementation of activities and programmes, and the management of behaviour form part of the required skill set students need to master. This module, together with the co-requisite module on development, will enable students to apply a basic service to the work place during practical placements.
Within semester/Formative assessment: 65%
Examination/Summative assessment: 35%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.