Development of Children and Young People program

Development of Children and Young People program

The program is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of child development and effective strategies for supporting children and young people’s growth and development.


The program aims to provide support and resources to ensure that children and young people have the opportunity to reach their full potential in various aspects of their lives, including physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development.

  • Promoting healthy physical development
  • Enhancing cognitive development
  • Fostering emotional well-being
  • Facilitating social development
  • Ensuring safety and protection
  • Encouraging participation and empowerment
  • Supporting families and communities

Learning Aims & Outcome

Upon completion of this course, you will have a good understanding of:

Module 1: Introduction to Child Development

  • Overview of child development theories and stages
  • Factors that affect child development
  • Role of caregivers and parents in child development
  • Common developmental milestones

Module 2: Cognitive Development

  • Cognitive development theories
  • Language acquisition
  • Memory and attention
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Module 3: Physical Development<

  • Physical development theories
  • Motor development and milestones
  • Nutrition and health
  • Sleep and rest

Module 4: Emotional and Social Development

  • Emotional development theories
  • Attachment and bonding
  • Self-esteem and self-concept
  • Socialization and peer relationships

Module 5: Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

  • Understanding SEND
  • Legal framework and policies
  • Types of SEND and their impact on development
  • Supporting children with SEND in different settings

Module 6: Safeguarding and Child Protection

  • Importance of safeguarding and child protection
  • Types of abuse and neglect
  • Safeguarding policies and procedures
  • Role of practitioners in safeguarding and child protection

Module 7: Effective Communication and Collaboration with Children, Young People, and Families

  • Principles of effective communication
  • Strategies for engaging and collaborating with children, young people, and families
  • Cultural sensitivity and diversity
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships

Module 8: Reflective Practice and Professional Development

  • Importance of reflective practice
  • Methods of reflection
  • Continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Professional standards and codes of practice

Course Value

Developed by Professionals

This course is CPD Certified

CPD Certified

Course Assesment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 5 multiple choice questions; 500 words essay and 5 short answers. The answers are marked automatically however the essay and short answer will take a days to confirm either you pass or fail so you will instantly know If you don’t pass don’t worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.

Course Fee

£ 60

This course is:
  • 100% Online
  • CPD Certified
  • Accessible on Mobile devices
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