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ECE216 - Children's Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Warrnambool

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

Must have passed 5 credit points at level 1 including ECE116


Students must be enrolled in course E330

Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Waurn Ponds and Warrnambool: Students are required to attend 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.


Task 1:

Problem Based Learning Task, 35%, 1400 words

Task 2:

Part A - Research Journal, 20% 800 words

Part B - Project/Program Development Task, 1800 words, 45%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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