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Unit of Study CYS20002 - Engaging with Children and Young People (2015)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • 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 conceptual understandings and theoretical principles underpinning adults' engagement with children and young people in a range of contexts
2 demonstrate a range of methods and practical skills for listening to, consulting and communicating with children and young people, including in relation to sensitive issues
3 evaluate the advantages and limitations of different methods by which to elicit and invite the views of children and young people
4 critically discuss ethical considerations which arise when engaging with children and young people and demonstrate how to apply these in practice
5 sensitively reflect upon the differences between children and young people that potentially affect adult's engagement with them (including their age, gender, culture, disability and linguistic backgrounds)
6 demonstrate an awareness of why engaging with children and young people in research and professional contexts can be significantly different from, as well as similar to, that with adults.

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

  1. discuss the conceptual understandings and theoretical principles underpinning adults' engagement with children and young people in a range of contexts
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  2. demonstrate a range of methods and practical skills for listening to, consulting and communicating with children and young people, including in relation to sensitive issues
    • GA2:
    • GA6:
  3. evaluate the advantages and limitations of different methods by which to elicit and invite the views of children and young people
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  4. critically discuss ethical considerations which arise when engaging with children and young people and demonstrate how to apply these in practice
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  5. sensitively reflect upon the differences between children and young people that potentially affect adult's engagement with them (including their age, gender, culture, disability and linguistic backgrounds)
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
  6. demonstrate an awareness of why engaging with children and young people in research and professional contexts can be significantly different from, as well as similar to, that with adults.
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.