Child and adolescent development (01V20CL/21)

Adult Learning Beverley

Course details

Course dates and times
DayStartEnd
Thursday13:1515:15
Starting on 10 Feb 2022 and running until 10 Mar 2022
Applicable fees
Total £28.00
Tuition Fees£28.00
Concessions are available for this course
On this short course you will be introduced to the key principles of developmental milestones from birth to adolescence including the physical, mental, emotional and social aspects.

Whether you are interested in child development as a way to help understand your own family or you would like to boost your CV for roles in educational or caring settings you’ll find that this course provides a good grounding.

What do I need to join the course?

You do not need any prior knowledge of this subject to join this course, just an interest in the subject.

What do I need to bring with me to the first session?

You may find it useful to have a notebook and pen to make notes and you may be asked to submit work back to your tutor, therefore the ability to produce a text or word document that you can upload or email to your tutor will be beneficial.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught and supported on this course by an experienced and enthusiastic tutor, take part in a range of activities including research, group and individual work and receive support for your own ideas.

What will I learn?

    what is meant by the terms ‘child development’and ‘cognitive development’
  • about cognitive learning theories
  • the ways in which children acquire/develop their language skills
  • about memory development in children and adolescents
  • about the nature vs. nurture debate
  • the characteristics and milestones of moral development
  • findings from social learning theory research (Bandura)
  • cultural difference in expectations of child and adolescent development

What can this course lead to?

You may wish to go on to join one of our other Health and Social Care courses; we offer courses in Behaviour Management in a Learning Environment, Counselling, Self Esteem and Confidence Building and Mindfulness; your tutor will discuss the options with you during your time on this course.

Can we help you to learn?

You can find more information on the Financial help and additional support page or you can contact us to talk about this and any other support we can provide.

Venue Details

Adult Learning Beverley
Adult Learning Centre, Burden Road, Beverley
HU17 9LW

01482 887670