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Developing and Evaluating Programmes for Children and Families

Module Title Developing and Evaluating Programmes for Children and Families
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2023/24
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This module will introduce the basic ideas and skills in developing, implementing, and evaluating interventional programmes for children and families in educational and other informal learning settings. Different approaches to planning and evaluation will be introduced. Needs assessment, the principles of programme design, as well as the importance of programme theory will be considered. Specifically, criteria for assessing the efficacy, effectiveness and readiness for dissemination of evidence-based programmes will be introduced. It is a practice-oriented module and will also discuss values, assumptions and ethics in programme planning and evaluation.

Learning outcomes

A Understand and reflect on the basic principles and theories in designing programme for family education deeply B Develop the professional skills to evaluate and analyze the family situation and the possible influences on children's development C Develop and practice the skills to design and supervise family education programme D Evaluate the quality of the family education programme

Method of teaching and learning

The teaching sessions are interactive and divided into two components: lectures and tutorials/workshops. The tutorials/workshops will build on the material covered in the lectures.