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. The total video time for this course is approximately 2 Hours 44 Minutes.
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.