Child and Youth Development
Child and Youth Development 2022-23
School Of Educational Sciences
Module - Semester 1 & 2
- Students will study the holistic development of babies and children from birth to three years old, including the following areas: (i) Cognitive development: Acquisition of language and social communication (ii) Physical development: pre-natal development, fine and gross motor skills, development of the senses and sensory processing. (iii) Social and emotional development: attachment and relationships, the impact of neglect, behaviour and developing independence.
- Students will apply their knowledge of the holistic development of the child / youth when they are on work placement, showing they are aware of good practice and current research in the field of childhood and youth development.
-threshold -A basic understanding of the learning outcomes.
-good -A good overall grasp of all the learning outcomes and how they relate to one another to give a holistic overview of child and youth development.
-excellent -An excellent grasp of all the learning outcomes and the ability to reflect on how the principles of good practice in the field of childhood and youth are applied in the workplace.
Planning a learning environment