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Raising Heathy Children

Course Summary

Subject Area Subject: Social Sciences and Humanities

Grade 11

Prerequisites: None

1 Credit

4 Units, 20 learning activities

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour. Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to caregiving and child rearing.

Course outline

Learning Activity 1 Preparing for parenting


Learning Activity 2 Importance of relationships

Learning Activity 3 What is family?

Learning Activity 4 Child rearing: Past and present

Learning Activity 5 Could you be a single parent?