- Module code: IE377
- Module name: Family International: Global & Environmental Issues
- Department: Centre for Education Studies
- Credit: 15
Module content and teaching
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.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|15 CATS (Module code: IE377-15)|
|C (Assessed/examined work)||1500 word essay||50%|
|1.5hr examination (Singapore)||50%|
This module is available on the following courses: