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Unit of Study CYS03342 - Children's Rights: Policy into Practice (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    9

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 discuss the history of children's rights in its international socio-legal context and critically reflect on its impact on law, policy and practice
2 describe the philosophies, principles and monitoring processes underpinning the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and other relevant human rights instruments and national laws
3 critically reflect on the complex relationships between, and the representations of, the 'Three P's' - protection, provision and participation rights in the UNCRC
4 discuss the role of evidence-based policy and practice in relation to children's rights
5 advocate for the promotion of children and young people's wellbeing and interests within their family and community contexts.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. discuss the history of children's rights in its international socio-legal context and critically reflect on its impact on law, policy and practice
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. describe the philosophies, principles and monitoring processes underpinning the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and other relevant human rights instruments and national laws
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. critically reflect on the complex relationships between, and the representations of, the 'Three P's' - protection, provision and participation rights in the UNCRC
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. discuss the role of evidence-based policy and practice in relation to children's rights
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. advocate for the promotion of children and young people's wellbeing and interests within their family and community contexts.
    • GA3:
    • GA4: