Child Studies A and B

SACE Stage 1

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Child Studies A and B

Child Studies

SACE Stage 1

10 or 20 credits


This course focuses on children and their development from conception to 8 years. Students examine diverse attitudes, values and beliefs about childhood and the care of children. They explore concepts such as the development, needs, and rights of children, the value of play and the roles of parents and caregivers. They also consider the importance of behaviour management, child nutrition, and the health and well-being of children.

Course Content
Assessment
Overview
There are three areas of study.

  • The nature of childhood and the socialisation and development of children
  • Children in wider society
  • Rights and safety of children

Pathways

Practical 50%
Group Work 30%
Investigative Study 20%