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Sep 11th 2017

Learn life-saving skills to treat choking, burns, wounds or cardiac arrest in children through this free online first aid course. Each year around 830,000 children die as a result of an accidental injury – whether from road traffic crashes, drowning, burns, falls or poisoning. When a medical professional is not available, family members, carers and teachers must be the first to react to accidents. It is their timely and effective actions that save lives.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Aug 28th 2017

Eating patterns that begin in childhood affect health and well-being across the lifespan. The culture of eating has changed significantly in recent decades, especially in parts of the world where processed foods dominate our dietary intake. This course examines contemporary child nutrition and the impact of the individual decisions made by each family.

Average: 7.8 (17 votes)
Aug 21st 2017

Drawing on the contributions of several academic disciplines including law, psychology, sociology, history, educational and health sciences, economy and anthropology, an interdisciplinary approach guides the student into a selection of critical issues concerning children’s rights. Participants will gain insight relative to the development of this specific human rights category, as well as to the evolution of the challenges faced by children over time and society’s efforts to respond.

Average: 6 (1 vote)

Aug 21st 2017

This course is intended as a self-study course for those interested in exploring a career as a Home Health Aide or Personal Care Aide.

Average: 3.6 (7 votes)
Aug 14th 2017

This course offers an intimate, story-based introduction to the real-life experiences of six transgender children and their families. Through illustrated stories and short teaching videos, learners will gain a better understanding of gender identity and the gender spectrum.

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Aug 14th 2017

In this short course you will explore the possibility that children might acquire written language in a way that is similar to how they acquire spoken language—without instruction. You will encounter various aspects of behavioral science and technology that are relevant to this proposition.

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Aug 7th 2017

This course is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries.

Average: 7.3 (6 votes)
Jul 31st 2017

How do children overcome hazardous experiences to succeed in life? What can be done to protect young people at risk from trauma, war, disasters, and other adversities? Learn about the importance of fostering resilience in children at risk. Children around the world experience severe adversity in different forms, including maltreatment, disaster, war, and terrorism. Some children manage to adapt and recover, showing resilience, while others do not. What do we know about resilience and how to protect child development in the face of potentially life-altering adversities?

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Jul 24th 2017

Find out how parents and caregivers influence children’s minds, from conception through infancy, with this free online course. This course will explore how the mind of the parent influences the developing mind of the child, from conception through infancy and into later life. We will take you on a journey that begins in pregnancy, exploring the importance of the ability of the mother-to-be to think about her baby while still in utero, alongside the impact of emotions such as anxiety and depression.

Average: 8.5 (2 votes)
Jun 19th 2017

Consider the latest data, priorities and debates about the health of mothers, children and adolescents in this free online course.

Average: 5.2 (5 votes)
May 15th 2017

Ensure that alternative care is a necessary, suitable and positive experience for children, with this free online course. It is difficult to determine the number of children in alternative care around the world, but we know that many children continue to be placed unnecessarily in the care system and in unsuitable, sometimes harmful, settings.

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Apr 24th 2017

Why do children get a better start to life in some countries than in others? What can we learn from the best performing countries? This free online course explores these questions using a combination of articles, videos, animations, articles, interactive data visualisations, discussions, and research “bites”.

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