ECP712 - Social, Physical and Emotional Health and Wellbeing


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 2: Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value:


Cohort rule:





Students enrolled in course E764 must pass unit ECE761
otherwise Nil

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1 
1 x 2-hour Practical
1 x 3-hour Seminar per week x 8 weeks

Trimester 3
1 x 2-hour Practical
1 x 3-hour Seminar per week x 4 weeks and Cloud (online) learning
4 x 1-hr Cloud seminars (recordings provided)
2 x 1-hour online assessment seminars (recordings provided)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Trimester 1 and 2
1 x 1-hour scheduled Cloud seminar per week x 8 weeks 
2 x 1-hour online assessment seminars (recordings provided)


*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

**Trimester 3 is offered as a combination of compulsory campus based intensives at Burwood (Melbourne) and Cloud based (online) learning


This unit explores the theories and related issues in the promotion of well-being through health, movement and physical education in early childhood and primary education. The unit will provide an overview of the theories of development in the early years, with an emphasis on health and well-being issues at this stage of the life span.

The unit is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to critically examine theory, practice and relevant curriculum and regulatory frameworks and apply these to programs that enhance the social, physical and emotional health and well-being of children in the early years. For early childhood education students this also includes an emphasis upon the principles and practices of inclusive education and early intervention.

In evaluating and designing programs, students will critically explore the context for learning in early childhood and primary health education, including an examination of the roles of the learner, family, community and teacher.

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