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ECE216 - Children's Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Deakin Learning Centres

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Llewellyn Wishart


Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 including ECE116


Must be enrolled in E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Practical per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week. Learning experiences are also delivered by CloudDeakin

Waurn Ponds, Warrnambool and Deakin Learning Centres: Students are required to attend compulsory 3 x 3 hour intensives. Learning experiences are also via CloudDeakin


The unit provides an overview of the theories of development in early childhood (birth to 8 years), with an emphasis on physical activity, physical development and the significant influences on development, health and wellbeing at this stage of the life span. The unit also discusses all the practical measure that early childhood and primary schools need to take in ensuring children’s health and wellbeing in various contexts.


Research Journal, 15% 600 words, 

Problem Based Learning Task, 35%, 1400 words

Project/Program Development Task, 50%, 2000 words

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