Child Development in the Early Years - What You Need To Know
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"The first 60 months of a child's life are critical in determining their future development. There appear to be developmental phases that all children go thorugh but individual experieces are shaped by experience and culture." (Abbott & Moylott 1997)
Professional workforce who work with and support young children and their families.
The course will:
Explore attachment theory and how it affects children’s personal, social and emotional development, behaviour and learning
Recognise that a child is a unique individual whose development usually follows predictable patterns
Provide an overview of development areas and the terminology most frequently used
Recognise that many factors affect a child’s development.
At the end of the course, participants will:
Have a broad overview of child development and will have considered their own professional development needs
Have an awareness of attachment theory and its affect on child development
Identify development areas and use these to acknowledge the uniqueness of each child
Know about the factors that may affect child development.