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Online Course

Early Childhood Education

Gowrie Victoria via Open2Study

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  • Provider Open2Study
  • Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Finished
  • Language English
  • Duration 4 weeks long
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Overview

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

Syllabus

MODULE 1: THE WORLD OF THE CHILD     MODULE 2: BELONGING     MODULE 3: BEING     MODULE 4: BECOMING

Taught by

Helen Lawrence and Caitlin O’Connell

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Reviews for Open2Study's Early Childhood Education Based on 35 reviews

  • 5 stars 63%
  • 4 stars 23%
  • 3 stars 9%
  • 2 star 0%
  • 1 stars 6%

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Rubie S
Rubie completed this course.
Very helpful and explained clearly and understandably. But I cannot anymore accesd this website to print my diploma as I have already finished this course 2 years ago.
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Nomvuzo S
by Nomvuzo 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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Zahida Z
by Zahida completed this course.
Excellent course!

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
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Ananna A
Ananna 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.
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Belinda A
Belinda 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.
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Ronabel A
by Ronabel is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
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Precious M
Precious is taking this course right now.
I said I need free online course but at the end it needs money I don't have it. So I need free online course so please if you had a free online course please advice me what to do for online course registration I need to do degree in ECD

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Asinate M
by Asinate is taking this course right now, spending 7 hours a week on it.
Dissability level4 for special children early intervention.

Participation certificate for early intervention.

Right now iam teaching children with special needs in the early intervention 5 yrs now
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Anonymous
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
I always like to teach children and sharing information with children and I like reading,singing and also playing with them always I have care and good communication skill with learners
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Mpho T
Mpho 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
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Daisy T
Daisy completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
It helps a lot in guiding every learners and individual who deals on promoting education and guidelines to children and it gives ideas of every children must be taught in every development.
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Sarah S
Sarah completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
Great course, very approachable and easy to follow the instructors. It was a good introductory course for teachers, parents and anyone in between!
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Anonymous
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
I would like to take this course because I love and enjoy being with children and teaching them, children under the age of five are easy to handle and cute
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Anonymous
Anonymous is taking this course right now.
I would like to take this course I love working with children of all ages and different colours, I have a caring heart and I am very polite
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Pretty M
Pretty is taking this course right now.
I would like to advance my knowledge in working with children because I love them. With my flexibility i like teaching children from ages of 3months to 6Years . In their growing techniques l like to help them to develop into better buddies when entering the foundation phase. Thank you for this opportunity.
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Meena M
Meena is taking this course right now, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.
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 brain.and I want to open play school
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Sarita M
Sarita is taking this course right now, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.
It will be a pleasure that i would love to take this course it will be a benefit for me and also to get a job easily. It will take time but for me it will be an advantage for this. It will be a lesson for me to take this course. I would love it.

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Mattia M
Mattia completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
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Mcleo M
by Mcleo completed this course, spending 3 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Very informative and inspiring. Conspires with changing world dynamics. Found this information very helpful especially in trying to simulate it in Africa including my country Zimbabwe.
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Maamefua Y
Maamefua completed this course.
It was an eye opener for me in the area of early childhood education. How to handle the total need of the child in a setting became easy. It boostered my confidence in the field.
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