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Task Description

This task requires students to select ONE issue presented in Modules 4 to 6 and outlined in the task;(obesity, early childhood workforce or technology) and write a position paper on that issue.


As an early childhood teacher, you will be required to identify and respond to issues that impact upon the early childhood education and care stakeholders, and profession through exploring perspectives on a range of issues and presenting your own position on these issues.

Task Instructions

Drawing on relevant literature, select ONE of the issues outlined below and write a response to each of the points outlined for that issue.

Obesity (Module 4)

  1. Introducethe issue of obesity in early childhood
  2. Outline why obesity is an issue for early childhood education and care, who it affects andhow
  3. Critically review obesity as an issue from the various perspectives presented in the literature(this could include media articles)
  4. Presentand justify your position on obesity as an early childhood teacher
  5. Outlinehow this issue could be resolved or improved in early childhood

Early childhood workforce (Module 5)

  1. Introducethe issue of workforce in early childhood education and care
  2. Outlinewho early childhood education and care workforce issues affect and how
  3. Critically review workforce issues in early childhood from the various perspectives presentedin the literature (this could include media articles)
  4. Present and justify your position on workforce issues within early childhood education andcare
  5. Outline how workforce issues within the early childhood profession could be resolved orimproved

Technology Use (Module 4)

  1. Introducethe issue of technology in early childhood education and care
  2. Outline who the issue of technology use in early childhood education and care affects andhow
  1. Critically review technology use as an issue in early childhood education and care from thevarious perspectives presented in the literature (this could include media articles)
  2. Present and justify your position on technology use within early childhood education andcare
  3. Outline how issues with technology use within early childhood education and care could beresolved or improved

Additional Information

  1. Rememberto answer each of the points outlined (a to e) in relation to the issue you 
  2. You need to support all areas of your response with relevant literature (unit materials,current literature, publications).
  3. An introduction (outside of the task outline) and conclusion is not needed in your response.Formatting:
  4. Includea cover page that contains:
    • Thetitle of the task in bold
    • Yourname (as author),
    • Yourfaculty (Faculty of Education)
    • Theunit code and name (TCHR3001 Early Childhood Matters)
    • Yourunit assessor’s name (Kelly Simpson)
    • Thedue date
  5. Includea title of the issue you are responding to at the start of your position paper
  6. Includea reference list on a new page at the end of your 
  7. Doubleline space your writing and your reference 


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Referencing Style

Your position paper should be proofread and edited so that:

  • Itis free from spelling and grammar errors
  • Allformatting is according to APA 7th guidelines – see the SCU LibGuide Formatting for APA 7

APA 7 formatting and referencing are required in Faculty of Education assessments.

Task Submission

The due date for this assessment is Week 6: Sunday 16th of April by 11:59am

  • Submissionof your position paper is in WORD format via  DO NOT upload a PDF.
  • Label the Word file with your SURNAME and the ASSESSMENT NUMBER, e.g.,docx
  • You are strongly advised to undertake your own SIMILARITY CHECK via Turnitin, PRIOR tothe due date, to identify and resolve any academic integrity issues prior to submitting - see SCU Academic Integrity and Turnitin. You can submit up to three times and receive the similarity match report immediately – after three attempts, you will need to wait 24 
  • The submission link can be found in the Assessment Tasks and Submission tab in theTCHR3001 Blackboard site. This will not be visible until after Assessment 1 has been 
  • It is YOUR responsibility to ensure that you have submitted the correct file and the FINALversion of your assessment for marking BEFORE the due date/time.
  • Turnitin does not generate an automatic email receipt. If you have successfully uploadedyour assessment, a green bar will appear at the top of the screen that says: Submission uploaded successfully: Download digital receipt. Use the hyperlink to download your digital receipt and store this with your assignment 
  • If you have any difficulty submitting your assignment, please contact Technology Servicesand make sure that you log a job with them, so you have evidence of your attempted  To avoid any last-minute problems, make sure you submit well before 11:59pm on the due date.
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