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Individual academic courses offer students the opportunity to increase their understanding of a specific topic while gaining the tools they need to apply that understanding to real life situations. Courses are a great way to receive instruction, and many of them can be taken online. What is a course in early childhood education? A course in early childhood education gives students the skills and k… Read more

Individual academic courses offer students the opportunity to increase their understanding of a specific topic while gaining the tools they need to apply that understanding to real life situations. Courses are a great way to receive instruction, and many of them can be taken online.

What is a course in early childhood education? A course in early childhood education gives students the skills and knowledge they need to instruct and care for preschool and primary-school aged children. Topics such as classroom management, curriculum planning, and human growth and development are commonly included in these courses. Students are also given the tools they need to encourage a long-term love of learning in students. These skills are taught using observation, class participation, and examinations.

There are many benefits to taking a course in early childhood education. These courses directly prepare students to find employment in this particular industry. A course can also give students insight into the inner-workings of a preschool or elementary school.

The cost of taking an early childhood education course varies from institution to institution. It is also heavily influenced by program competitiveness and geographic location. The best way to understand potential course costs is to contact a school directly.

After taking this course, students will have a greater perspective regarding the educational needs of young children. If the course is taken in conjunction with other similar courses, a student may have a chance to earn a degree in early childhood education. This will provide the student with the chance to instruct children up to the age of 12. Many will find employment with public school systems, while others may choose to work for private schools. Those already employed in this particular field may find this course to be a great way to update their skill set.

Many schools will allow students to take an online course in early childhood education. To learn more about your options, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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FutureLearn
London, United Kingdom

Explore early childhood development and find out how you can support young children learning English as an additional language.

Explore early childhood development and find out how you can support young children learning English as an additional language. -
Courses
Part-time
6 weeks
English
Online
 
IES Abroad
Rome, Italy

While studying abroad in Rome, you take courses on child development, cross-cultural psychology, the Italian education system, and more. Learn about the historical roots of It ... +

While studying abroad in Rome, you take courses on child development, cross-cultural psychology, the Italian education system, and more. Learn about the historical roots of Italy’s educational policies and discover the international impact of the work of Italian pedagogues like Maria Montessori, Loris Malaguzzi, and Don Lorenzo Milani. As part of your coursework, you’ll also spend time in preschools in Rome and Bologna observing best education practices and witnessing the Montessori and Reggio Emilia approaches at work. -
Courses
Full-time
English, Italian
Campus
 
International Montessori Institute
Vilafant, Spain +3 More

This training programme includes the main theory of Montessori, as well as the importance of the emotional and relational elements, which are essential to reach excellence in ... +

This training programme includes the main theory of Montessori, as well as the importance of the emotional and relational elements, which are essential to reach excellence in daily educational practice. It sets an overview of the Montessori working areas, in which the Montessori philosophy and the practical work are perfectly integrated; thus ensuring the acquisition and understanding of all necessary tools to apply Montessori Education. This program is taught completely in Spanish -
Courses
Full-time
3 months
English, Spanish, Italian, Chinese
Online
 

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Distance Learning Centre
UK Online, United Kingdom

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the childcare sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start ... +

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the childcare sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in childcare and it provides a starting point to the formal qualifications required for working in this sector. -
Courses
Part-time
300 hours
English
Online
 
Kinsale College
Kinsale, Ireland

This full-time award leads to a QQI level 5 Certificate after one year. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to ... +

This full-time award leads to a QQI level 5 Certificate after one year. The course is structured to provide students with a high standard of training and assessment leading to a recognized qualification for those wishing to work in the childcare sector in a variety of areas such as; working with the child in a daycare nursery, preschool or with a child with a specific need. -
Courses
English
Campus
 
College SA Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Make a difference in children's lives. Study a child day care course and learn how to provide a safe environment in which children learn and play.

Make a difference in children's lives. Study a child day care course and learn how to provide a safe environment in which children learn and play. -
Courses
English
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Institute Of Educational Technologies
Moscow, Russia

The Incheon Declaration Education 2030 (2015) emphasizes that education forms and develops the necessary skills, values, and behaviors in students that enable them to lead hea ... +

The Incheon Declaration Education 2030 (2015) emphasizes that education forms and develops the necessary skills, values, and behaviors in students that enable them to lead healthy and fulfilling lives and effectively seek solutions to problems both locally and global level. -
Courses
English, Russian
 
Knowsley Community College
Huyton, United Kingdom

Working with children and young people is a hugely rewarding career. Every child is unique; every family different, and no two days are ever the same.

Working with children and young people is a hugely rewarding career. Every child is unique; every family different, and no two days are ever the same. -
Courses
English
Campus
 
Pearl River Community College
Poplarville, USA

The Early Childhood Education Technology program provides preparation for a professional career in Early Childhood Education spanning a variety of career options. This discipl ... +

The Early Childhood Education Technology program provides preparation for a professional career in Early Childhood Education spanning a variety of career options. This discipline includes classroom instruction, supervised laboratory experiences, and work-based learning experiences. Students will develop competencies that enable them to provide services, teach, and guide young children in various early childhood professions. -
Courses
English
Campus
 
Imagine Education Australia
Gold Coast, Australia +1 More

Imagine Education Australia’s Faculty of Early Childhood Education delivers training in Children’s Services. We are a unique training organization as we have two Childcare Cen ... +

Imagine Education Australia’s Faculty of Early Childhood Education delivers training in Children’s Services. We are a unique training organization as we have two Childcare Centres on-site for our students to access for live practical training -
Courses
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Somerset College
Taunton, United Kingdom

If you’re committed to making a difference to the lives of children and young people, our courses in Early Childhood Studies are the perfect foundation for your career.

If you’re committed to making a difference to the lives of children and young people, our courses in Early Childhood Studies are the perfect foundation for your career. -
Courses
Full-time
2 years
Campus
 
UK Open College
UK Online, United Kingdom

This home study qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce in Early Years, Nursery and Reception Class Settings. I ... +

This home study qualification has been developed for people wanting to work in the children and young people’s workforce in Early Years, Nursery and Reception Class Settings. It is ideal for learners who are just starting out in their career and do not feel ready to take a full Level 3 qualification. -
Courses
Part-time
320 hours
English
Online
 
Campus Universitario Europeo
A Coruña, Spain +2 More

Originating from the Latin word infantia, childhood is the period of human life from birth to puberty.The concept allows you to name the set of children of that age

Originating from the Latin word infantia, childhood is the period of human life from birth to puberty.The concept allows you to name the set of children of that age -
Courses
Full-time
Part-time
6 months
Online
 
Meredith College
Raleigh, USA

Students studying child development take courses that focus on the physical, social, emotional, linguistic and intellectual development of children from birth through age 8. M ... +

Students studying child development take courses that focus on the physical, social, emotional, linguistic and intellectual development of children from birth through age 8. Most classes have opportunities for students to observe and work with young children, as well as an on-site infant-toddler program where students observe and may be hired as work-study students. -
Courses
English
Campus
 
Renton Technical College
Renton, USA

This program prepares students for the care and early education of young children.

This program prepares students for the care and early education of young children. -
Courses
English
Campus