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Unit of Study CYS03343 - Promoting Children's Protection and Participation (2016)

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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 identify a range of issues faced by children, young people and their families impacting on their safety and protection
2 explain the cultural and historical contexts of child protection and how these influence contemporary understandings and practice
3 explore whether and how children's participation rights intersect with their protection rights
4 critically analyse contemporary legislation, policies and practices in relation to child protection.

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

  1. identify a range of issues faced by children, young people and their families impacting on their safety and protection
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. explain the cultural and historical contexts of child protection and how these influence contemporary understandings and practice
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. explore whether and how children's participation rights intersect with their protection rights
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. critically analyse contemporary legislation, policies and practices in relation to child protection.
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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