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Children, Families and Communities in a Diverse Society - ECH326

This unit examines the contexts of childhood, family conditions, neighbourhood, environmental contexts and social policies, and identifies the implications for early childhood professionals and school practitioners. Theoretical approaches to the study of families are explored, along with issues for children related to the structural and cultural diversity of families in Australia. Interconnections between children, families and communities are examined along with implications for practice.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External ((with on-campus sessions))

Staff Contact(s): Dr Fay Hadley

39cp at 100 level or above Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): ABEC215
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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