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  • The family at the centre of early learning

    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the positive learning relationships that can exist in any family and how...

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    Free course

    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Sep 2017

  • The family at the centre of early learning

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    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 27 Sep 2017
    This free course, The family at the centre of early learning, focuses on the...
  • Exploring family health

    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course, Exploring family health, will provide an understanding of what is...

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    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • Exploring family health

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    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 25 Aug 2017
    How can families support healthy living and cope with illness? This free course,...
  • Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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    Free course

    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2017

  • Work and mental health

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    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Feb 2017
    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
  • Children's participation

    Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child introduced the right of children to have a say in issues affecting them. Although...

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    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    15 Aug 2016

  • Children's participation

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    Advanced level Duration 12 hours Updated 15 Aug 2016
    Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child introduced the right of...
  • Introduction to child psychology

    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this free course, Introduction to...

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    Free course

    8 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Feb 2016

  • Introduction to child psychology

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    Introduction to child psychology
    Introductory level Duration 8 hours Updated 26 Feb 2016
    Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is...
  • Issues in research with children and young people

    This free course, Issues in research with children and young people, considers the aims and range of research with children and young people....

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    Free course

    7 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2016

  • Issues in research with children and young people

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    Issues in research with children and young people
    Advanced level Duration 7 hours Updated 17 Feb 2016
    This free course, Issues in research with children and young people, considers the...
  • Partnerships and networks in work with young people

    The term 'partnership' is used to describe a wide range of organisational arrangements and ways of working: from informal networking between...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Partnerships and networks in work with young people

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    Partnerships and networks in work with young people
    Intermediate level Duration 10 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    The term 'partnership' is used to describe a wide range of organisational...
  • Childhood in crisis?

    This free course, Childhood in crisis?, explores an idea much repeated in minority-world media that childhood is in crisis. Looking at this idea...

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    16 Feb 2016

  • Childhood in crisis?

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    Childhood in crisis?
    Intermediate level Duration 6 hours Updated 16 Feb 2016
    This free course, Childhood in crisis?, explores an idea much repeated in minority...
  • Young people’s wellbeing

    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social differences and inequalities, and how can we improve young people's...

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    Free course

    16 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Young people’s wellbeing

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    Advanced level Duration 16 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    What do we mean by 'wellbeing' for young people? How is it shaped by social...
  • Working together for children: Stirling

    The care of children, especially those with disabilities, is surrounded by complex issues. Learning to navigate these difficulties while helping...

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    Free course

    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Working together for children: Stirling

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    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    The care of children, especially those with disabilities, is surrounded by complex...