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Taking Curtin University’s Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood unit online through Open Universities Australia will give you a great overall picture of the ways children are ushered into adolescence by teachers and caretakers.
This unit will help you understand just how important physical education is in the overall development of youth, with a particular focus on birth to eight years old. This concept will be explored through the study of the evolving needs of children as they grow older, including emotional, linguistic, nutritional, cognitive and physical education.
By the end of the unit, you will be able to construct a physical education program for children, evaluate young persons to determine their physical education needs, and analyse the regulations governing early childhood programs.
In order to enrol in this unit, applicants must be accepted into the following course:
Note: Level 2 units normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 units or other relevant experience.
In this Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Health and Physical Education in Early Childhood will benefit you greatly if you are looking to pursue any sort of career in early education. A better understanding of the physical growth and needs of children will help you devise plans for more holistic learning environments, making you better equipped to handle the unpredictable nature of a role in ECE.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.