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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 children to lead a happy and fulfilling life is the focus of this free course, Working together for children: Stirling. Video footage from the Plus organisation in Stirling, Scotland, will help you develop a skilled, dynamic and ethical approach to working with children.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand and critically apply the research, analytical and evaluative skills needed for effective practice and the promotion of equality across universal and specialist services for children
- demonstrate a skilled, dynamic and ethical approach to working with children
- understand and analyse the contributions of different approaches to the study of children, childhood and families, and recognise the potential for uncertainty, ambiguity and limits to knowledge of the subject
- organise, synthesise and interrogate opinions and arguments associated with issues related to children and childhood.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Using a learning journal
- 2 Exploring skills
- 3 Identity
- 4 Play
- 5 Staying safe, anxieties and risk
- 6 Conclusion
- 7 Useful web links
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