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Diploma in Children's Studies


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Course Features

Video

Medium

Audio

None

Animation

Low

Equivalent to FETAC

Level 5

Equivalent to QCF (UK)

Level 3

Language

EN

Publisher

OpenLearn

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Learning Outcome

Modules in Diploma in Children's Studies

In this module the four theories of children's learning are explored: behaviourism, social learning, constructivism and social constructivism.

Extra reading materials are in the following module.


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Exploring Children's Learning - Reading Materials


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This module will help you to assess the importance of spontaneous play and socialising in the playground as well as looking at the value of play and the varying attitudes that adults have towards the activity.


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The Role of Play in Children's Learning - Reading Materials


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This module will help you to understand the issues surrounding children's rights as well as examining the implications of seeing children as citizens.


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Children's Rights and Participation - Reading Material


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You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.


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In this module you will encounter many different voices and views of ‘family’, and you will also be invited to reflect on your own views and assumptions.


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What Do We Mean By Family? - Reading Materials


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This module will consider how important quality parenting is, who judges it, and is its provision the sole responsibility of parent.


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Parenting and Toddlers - Reading Materials


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This module examines the importance of the relationship between the family and literacy.


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Involving the Family - Reading Materials


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This module examines care relationships within modern famlily structures.


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Caring - A Family Affair - Reading Materials


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You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.


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This module will review the skills needed to be a social worker, and what social workers do.


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This module examines how best to respond to children's needs.


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This module will examine the range of factors affecting young people’s wellbeing, such as obesity, binge drinking, depression and behavioural problems.


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Young People's Wellbeing - Reading Materials


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This module will review some of the skills needed to be an effective social worker.


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This module will review some of the skills needed to be an effective social worker.


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This module will review some of the skills needed to be an effective social worker.


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This module will review some of the skills needed to be an effective social worker.


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In this module you will see videos of social workers who work as child protection officers in Bristol Social Services in the UK.


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You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.


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You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.


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Comments & Reviews

  • Thusnelda Fillipus Namibia its very interesting, 2014-04-23 12:04:38
  • Tiffany Mooney United States of America I love this course. It helped me better understand children. Me being a mother of three and one on the way, learned alot to help me out with understanding my children alot better and there outlook on life. It will also help me on my career path to working with children. 2014-04-22 14:04:28
  • Cassandra Sweeney United States of America i loved this class it was very helpful and im glad i took it 2014-04-22 13:04:22
  • Sehrish Abbasi Pakistan good job. very informative. 2014-04-20 21:04:12
  • Sehrish Abbasi Pakistan very informative. good job 2014-04-20 21:04:26
  • Tina Ferrebee United States of America very good learning class. I am still trying to figure out how to print my diploma, hoping I will receive more info after this post. 2014-04-17 05:04:37
  • Rebecca Fermano Thailand The children studies course is the key how to teach the children what is good and bad, teach to educate the children and to develop he or his skills. 2014-04-08 18:04:33
  • sana khalid Pakistan gud 2014-04-08 09:04:13
  • Rayana Ruiz Trinidad and Tobago I think this is very good it is what i like and a part of children in my life are the most important part of my life. 2014-04-07 21:04:25
  • Gertie Sitasha United Kingdom This course is relevant especial when you are more involved in children. Example when you work in an institutions or organisations that reach out to children. 2014-04-06 23:04:44
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Diploma in Children's Studies

Learn about children's development, the role of families and how children can be protected.

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