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IE377 - Family International: Global & Environmental Issues

  • Module code: IE377
  • Module name: Family International: Global & Environmental Issues
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The intention of the module is to: help students gain an overview of different societies’ constructions of childhood; enable students to examine policy and practice in early childhood services in different countries; help students gain an understanding of the role of charities and non-governmental organisations in provision of services for children and families; heighten students’ awareness of the effects of issues such as poverty, abuse and armed conflict on children; enable students to explore common areas of concern such as children’s rights and special needs; deepen students’ understanding of the effects of environmental issues both locally and globally on young children and families.

Timetabled teaching activities

The module content will be taught through a variety of methods to cater for different styles of learning, including: lecture, seminar, workshop and presentation.To meet the module requirements a minimum of 80% attendance to the course is required.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: IE377-15)
C (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 50%
locally Adminstered Exam 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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