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ALISON's free, online childcare courses include a Diploma in Children's Studies and a class in the Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies. In the Diploma-level Children's Studies course, you will learn about recent insights into childhood development, including the fact that children are now studied as complete individuals in their own right. You will also learn about developmental, psychological, familial and sociological aspects of children's studies in this free, online childcare training course. In the Fundamentals of Childhood and Youth Studies course, students will improve their knowledge of child and youth development by studying the factors that shape and influence a child's development as well as how adults who work with children can support them more effectively.