You will discover the world of children in the early years. Though child development patterns are reasonably universal, every child is unique, has individual potential and will learn differently from their peers.
By exploring many aspects of child development and learning you will gain insight into how to support infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers during this critical stage of life.
What will I learn?
The stages of child development from birth to five years and some important milestones
The different domains in which children develop, and how care givers can support the development in each domain
Laws and regulations that guide the care and education of children in Australia and internationally
The belonging, being and becoming framework for understanding children’s developmental needs
How children’s brains develop, and the importance of interactions with care givers in this process
The importance of play in child development and learning
The concepts of attachment and reciprocity, and their importance in early childhood education
Why taking risks is a essential part of children’s learning and development
Positive forms of behaviour guidance, especially for toddlers
This course requires approximately 2 - 4 hours of study per week, but can vary depending on the student. This includes watching videos, and taking quizzes and assessments.
If you pass this course you'll receive a Certificate of Achievement. While this certificate isn't a formal qualification or credit, you can use it to demonstrate your interest in learning about this area to potential employers or educational institutions.
Where could this lead me?
If you're wondering what your future could look like in this area, here are some potential careers you could head towards.
Early childhood teacher
Child care coordinator
Child care worker
MODULE 1: THE WORLD OF THE CHILD
MODULE 2: BELONGING
MODULE 3: BEING
MODULE 4: BECOMING
Precious Molokoane is taking this course right now.
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Nomvuzo Amelia Somxo is taking this course right now.
I want to start this caurse because I like to teach or take care of chidren and I understand that I must deal with the children from birth to five years I must yeach them how to talk ;walk; eat ; speak ; write or handle the sciser I must learn their brains
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Belinda Gil Alcubilla completed this course.
I found the course quite useful. I work in a nursery school in Spain, videoclasess are easy to follow and very wellmade. Sometimes is good to refresh basic conceps or contrast ideas. Childhood education evolves constantly so I find esential not to be stuck in the same strategies in order to keep an emotional conection with what we do. Simple and clear but inspirational. Addresed to parents or teachers could be a good tool for both. In a nutshellThe complexity of the learning process and its conexion wiht the soul of the child something that we should be concious if we work with children.
Mpho Tswai completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
It helps you understand children and how you can teach them,it is a best course .I can recommend a friend to do it
Ananna Azad is taking this course right now.
It’s a great opportunity for me and I love it. In future I can do a job in daycare by doing this program. It’s online. So I can pick my time as go to my flavored.
I have learned so much from it. I word love to have this course to be uploaded on YouTube , please consider it. The instructors were very knowledgable and very thorough. I highly recommend this course to all the childcare professionals
Gadifele Doreen Kengaletswe
Without any delay, I am taking this course right now. I am a person who likes children want to know much about their development when they grow. According to the modules I think I am going to learn a lot about children's development. I have a plan to start Day Care Centre. Sorry my name is Gadifele Doreen Kengaletswe from Botswana.
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