Chevron CollegeQQI Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies Module 6N1945

QQI Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies Module 6N1945

Chevron College
€ 295
2 months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

The purpose of the Childhood Social Legal and Health Studies module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the social and legislative environment of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE), to enable the leaner to devise, implement and evaluate policies and procedures that support the health and well being of children in the provision and delivery of service, when working autonomously in an ECCE setting.


Learning Outcomes

Evaluate a range of factors influencing and impacting on children’s health and well being to include family structure, community, culture, education, health, social services and social status

Evaluate child protection guidelines in relation to the protection of children and staff

Assess statutory regulations and national practice guidelines, which relate directly to and impact on early childhood care and education settings

Utilise a comprehensive range of specialised skills in meeting the needs of parents, children, colleagues and other stakeholders in an ECCE setting in the context of relevant legislation and national practice guidelines

Examine national and international social policy and how it impacts on the well being of children and families

Devise a range of policies and procedures relevant to ECCE settings, ensuring adherence to legislation and national practice guidelines

Implement procedures for dealing with specific child protection issues

Evaluate the relevance of policies and procedures which safeguard children within ECCE settings

Critically reflect on how personal, cultural identity, attitudes and values can potentially impact on bias, discrimination and prejudice within ECCE settings

Identify personal learning needs and assist others in identifying learning goals within the context of the social, legal and health framework for ECCE settings


Assessment Method

Assignment 40%

Project 60%

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