Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours self directed learning in the workplace and the wider community
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
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|Subject Overview:||This subject involves the analysis of theories and models of youth and youth development, including historical and cultural perspectives. The analysis will include the impact of social, economic and political changes on young people's lives in different settings. The content will outline key regional, national and international policies relating to youth (including health, education, leisure, justice, employment, income support and housing). The subject will identify gaps in policies and areas of misalignment with current theoretical development. It will examine new policy directions that take a cross-sectoral approach to youth development and that promote youth health, active citizenship and community participation. The subject will provide an overview of the policy development process and explore ways in which policy can be influenced.|
|Assessment:||One 2,000 word assignment due mid-semester worth 40% and one 3,000 word assignment due at the end of semester worth 60%|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this course, students will be able to:
On completion of this subject students will be able to:
Master of Youth Health and Education Management |
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