Ritically discuss the contribution that schools can make to childrenas health and wellbeing.

Critically discuss the contribution that schools can make to childrenas health and wellbeing.
Guidance
Answers to this question should show an appreciation of the broad range of factors that impact on childrenas health and wellbeing, identifying a number of ways in which schools might contribute to this and examining each of them in detail. Remember that your answer should be a critical one, which takes account of the:
a? limitations that exist in school settings
a? potential role of other agencies
a? differences in current policy and service provision across the UK.
You should make full use of Learning Guide 11 and the associated materials, as well Chapter 3 of Promoting Childrenas Wellbeing. You should also be able to refer to earlier module materials, which are relevant to childrenas health and wellbeing, for example on participation. In addition, you should aim to include the views and perspectives of children.
Your answer should also demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of children, taking into account, for example, the issues of gender, class, ethnicity and disability.
Learning outcomes
You should consider the following learning outcomes when planning and writing your TMA (although you do not need to specifically refer to them in your assignment).
Knowledge and understanding of:
a? 1.2 the emotional, physical, intellectual, social and moral lives of children aged 0a 12 as they develop and experience transitions in their lives
a? 1.4 the interrelationship of theoretical perspectives, values and ethics and services and practices for children, and understand the importance of childrenas voices and perspectives to work with children.
Practical and professional skills
Ability to:
a? 4.1 acquire and critically apply the research, analytical and evaluative skills needed for effective practice, and the promotion of equality across universal and specialist services for children
a? 4.5 critically analyse policies, practices and evidence bases for (a) listening to children (b) promoting childrenas wellbeing and (c) multi-agency working with children and families.

Ritically discuss the contribution that schools can make to childrenas health and wellbeing.

Guidance

Answers to this question should show an appreciation of the broad range of factors that impact on childrenas health and wellbeing, identifying a number of ways in which schools might contribute to this and examining each of them in detail. Remember that your answer should be a critical one, which takes account of the:

limitations that exist in school settings
potential role of other agencies
differences in current policy and service provision across the UK.
You should make full use of Learning Guide 11 and the associated materials, as well Chapter 3 of Promoting Childrenas Wellbeing. You should also be able to refer to earlier module materials, which are relevant to childrenas health and wellbeing, for example on participation. In addition, you should aim to include the views and perspectives of children.

Your answer should also demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of children, taking into account, for example, the issues of gender, class, ethnicity and disability.

Learning outcomes

You should consider the following learning outcomes when planning and writing your TMA (although you do not need to specifically refer to them in your assignment).

Knowledge and understanding of:

1.2 the emotional, physical, intellectual, social and moral lives of children aged 0a 12 as they develop and experience transitions in their lives
1.4 the interrelationship of theoretical perspectives, values and ethics and services and practices for children, and understand the importance of childrenas voices and perspectives to work with children.
Practical and professional skills

Ability to:

4.1 acquire and critically apply the research, analytical and evaluative skills needed for effective practice, and the promotion of equality across universal and specialist services for children
4.5 critically analyse policies, practices and evidence bases for (a) listening to children (b) promoting childrenas wellbeing and (c) multi-agency working with children and families.