Explore.
Watch, listen, debate & discover with our experts

RSS Icon

Learning about numbers

Learning about numbers Copyrighted image Credit: Marjanneke | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Jan 2005
Sue Johnston-Wilder looks at how we develop our skills with numbers

Influence of temperament

Influence of temperament Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Course extract: Attachment theory

Course extract: Attachment theory Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
How do children come to develop strong attachments to people and objects, to the extent that being separated causes upset?

Executive functions in childhood: development and disorder

Executive functions in childhood: development and disorder Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Cognition and gender development

Cognition and gender development Copyrighted image Credit: Open2 team
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 06 Jan 2005
This course taster is taken from the Open University’s ‘Child Development’ course (ED209). It is an extract from one of the four...

Free Activity Cards

Featuring: ActivityActivity
Free Activity Cards Copyrighted image Credit: Production team
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
A set of cards with simple, fun tasks to share with your children were produced to accompany the 2004 series. We are pleased to be able to offer...

What is Self?

What is Self? Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
What is self and how do we study its development? 

What is the significance of music for young children?

What is the significance of music for young children? Copyrighted image Credit: Davidcrehner | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
Dr Alexandra Lamont explores the role of music in the lives of young children - their experiences of and reactions to various music styles.

Child Of Our Time 2005: References

Child Of Our Time 2005: References Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
To make the 2005 series of Child of our Time the programme makers consulted a variety of sources and experts. The production team selected these as...

Gender development

Gender development Copyrighted image Credit: Used with permission
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 04 Jan 2005
Robin Banerjee asks why very young children exhibit stereotyped ideas about gender roles.