Supporting children’s development

Supporting children’s development is an introductory course for anyone who is interested in children’s development, especially support staff in schools, such as teaching assistants. It builds on your knowledge and skills to develop a deeper understanding of children from the early years to school leavers. You will be introduced to some core ideas surrounding development and learning, behaviour, special needs and disabilities.

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We deliver bite-sized learning experiences designed to fit easily into daily life. Whether you're looking to get promoted at work, support your children with their schoolwork, a student looking for extra study materials, or simply passionate about a subject, we are open. There are no requirements to access our free materials.

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Supporting students and enabling access to education is what The Open University is all about. We work with other organisations in many ways, by providing courses, collaborating on new curriculum, validating programmes and sharing our expertise to help other distance learning ventures become established.

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