Learn about children’s development, the role of families and how children can be protected. Children from birth to the age of eighteen are now considered academically to represent a distinct sociological and cultural class. This means that children are studied as complete individuals in their own right, separate and distinct from adults.
Improve your knowledge of child and youth development. This free online course was developed in response to the emerging importance of children and youth in international development policy. The course will give the learner a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of development from the early years right through to adolescence.