GEDU406 – Social Services Pathway

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Module code
GEDU406
Module title
Social Services Pathway
Prescription
The aim of this module is to provide students with skills and knowledge relevant to the Social Services career pathway.
Programmes
  • EF1804
  • EU7000
NZQA Level
Level 4
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
70
Self directed hours
80
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Locate, select and analyse information relevant to a range of social service sectors and apply to context-relevant tasks and problems.
Work independently and collaboratively to complete tasks and solve problems relevant to key social issues.
Demonstrate an understanding of different world views, values, beliefs and attitudes.
Content
-Understanding ourselves; world views, values, beliefs, attitudes
-Social Issues; poverty, racism, sexism, abuse, justice, ageism
-Social Service Sector; Social Work, Counselling, Youth work, Mori Social Services, Mental Health and Addictions
-Ethics; Social Service Code of Ethics
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Students will gain knowledge, skills, capabilities and attitudes by participating in classroom and practical sessions that may include face to face tutor led targeted teaching sessions; tutor demonstrations; collaborative group activities and discussions; student seminars and/or presentations; simulated activities and role plays; guest speakers; and practical workshops. All teaching and learning will be web-supported.
Assessment Criteria
Portfolio 100
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. To pass this module, students must attempt each component and achieve an overall pass grade of 50.
Learning and Teaching Resource
A full set of resources will be issued for this module, including course work and assessment materials, a list of recommended/required texts/library books, and web-based resources. Students will also be encouraged to use the library and other resources that can be accessed at Wintec.