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Unit details

ECI216 - Children's Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2 Off Shore

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



Students must be enrolled in course E330A

Incompatible with: ECE216


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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.


Task 1: Problem Based Learning Task, 40%, 1600 words

Task 2: Online Research Journal & Final Project, 60%, 2400 words

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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