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ECI216 - Children's Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Off Shore

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

Llewellyn Wishart




Students must be enrolled in course E331

Incompatible with: ECE216
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students are also required to attend a 5 day intensive.


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

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