Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
With concern on infant mortality rates, sufficient and least restrictive institutional care and the concern of the impact of infectious diseases such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and tuberculosis (TB), this module focuses on factors that will ensure the safety of children and youth. In this course, students will also discuss, minimum standards of care needing specific attention as well as the importance of registering child care centres.
Within semester/Formative assessment: 75%
Examination/Summative assessment: 25%
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.