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Early Childhood Education

Gowrie Victoria via Open2Study

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  • Provider Open2Study
  • Subject K12
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session In progress
  • Language English
  • Start Date
  • 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

Reviews for Open2Study's Early Childhood Education
4.2 Based on 14 reviews

  • 5 stars 57%
  • 4 stars 21%
  • 3 stars 14%
  • 2 star 0%
  • 1 star 7%

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Nomvuzo S
5.0 7 months ago
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
5.0 7 months ago
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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Sarah S
4.0 2 years ago
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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Ronabel A
4.0 4 months ago
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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Mattia M
4.0 4 years ago
Mattia completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.
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Ananna A
5.0 2 weeks ago
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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Saba K
3.0 4 years ago
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Karim K
5.0 3 years ago
by Karim is taking this course right now, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
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