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Introduction to Early Childhood (Coursera)

This course is targeted toward individuals wishing to operate a family day care center, and it covers topics including the fundamentals of early childhood development; the importance of play and Developmentally Appropriate Practice; and the significance of building strong family-educator relationships and how to achieve them. [...]

Child Care as a Business (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Child Care as a Business (Coursera)
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This course is targeted toward individuals wishing to run a home-based child care center. It covers topics such as the fundamentals of an in-home childcare setting as a business; the importance of financial management of a child care center; the creation of a child care contract; and an exploration [...]

Health and Safety of a Home-Based Childcare Center (Coursera)

May 20th 2024
Health and Safety of a Home-Based Childcare Center (Coursera)
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This course is targeted toward individuals wishing to operate a safe and healthy family day care center, and it covers topics including staffing; creating a safe environment; nutrition; mental health & wellness; and emergency planning.

Preventing and Managing Infections in Childcare and Pre-school (FutureLearn)

Understand how infectious diseases spread and how to protect children from infections. Identify how to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in children. Microbes live everywhere, especially in childcare settings where children play together at close quarters. They come in all shapes and sizes – and not all are [...]

Exploring Play: The Importance of Play in Everyday Life (FutureLearn)

Understanding the nature and value of play through the course of our lives, across cultures and communities. This course from the School of Education at the University of Sheffield will encourage you to think differently about play.