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. [...]
Examine best practices in child and family policies, advocacy, financing, and pathways to scale—learning how to generate innovative, scalable intervention strategies that supports early childhood development. Together, Harvard University and UNICEF bring global experience from communities to policy makers, evidence and experts from around the [...]
Children are our future – so how do we give them the best beginning for a happy and healthy life? What does a successful early childhood care program look like? How has a child’s brain developed at the age of 3? How does nutrition impact the future well-being of a child into adulthood?
Learn what works in education and how to identify, analyze and implement evidence-based education policies that improve learning. This course summarizes the main theoretical and practical research surrounding evidence-based education policies and delves into the key improvements and challenges observed in education systems in Latin America and the [...]
Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress. This course for parents and practitioners will explore how young children learn English and investigate many more aspects of early childhood learning and development.