The Unisa Diploma In Youth Development is designed to equip you with all knowledge and understanding of youth development especial in developing economies across the globe. Looking at it modules from level 1 to level to you can see that the programme tackles youth development issues from the perspective of development and support.
The Diploma In Youth Development comprises of a eight compulsory module in year one and five compulsory modules for year two. I addition student must choose modules from a list of a list of six courses. Here are some of modules dealt with in the programme:
Commonwealth Values in Youth in Development - Covers democratic and human rights principles, gives a general introduction to the Commonwealth, and provides training in democratic styles of leadership, consensual decision-making, adapting to groups of differing backgrounds or with disabilities, ensuring equal participation by young women, and understanding different values, religions and traditions.
Young People and Society - This course module relates the theory and practice of youth in development work to the social context. It explores differences and commonalities in the transition from child to adult in different societies.
Youth and Health - Drawing on health issues of the region, this module covers sexual health, drugs, nutrition and diet, exercise and healthy living. It also develops skills in fostering relationships with health agencies and NGOs
You are required to hold a National Senior Certificate (Diploma endorsement) with at least 50% in the language of teaching. A student who does not qualify in terms of the statutory or additional requirements, may follow Unisa's alternative pathways in order to enrol on Unisa Diploma In Youth Development.
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