Early Years and Schools
Child development and the learning process

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To learn about child development and how children learn.


  • Understand learning styles
  • Exploring child development
  • Develop effective skills to encourage child centered working
  • Sharing good practice at work

Target Audience:

This course will greatly aid anyone who may have to deal with, or support children. It provides basic information on child development and cognitive / play stages.

Course Content:

  • Understanding Development
  • Learning styles
  • Play stages
  • Cognitive stages
  • Case study
  • Usual development ranges
  • Child development and your work
  • Sharing good practice
  • Evaluations and endings


This course examines child development. It enables participants to understand the concept of cognitive stages and how children develop through these. It also explores learning styles and the need to ensure that different learning styles are developed in order to maximize a child’s potential. The use of case studies enables participants to discuss issues that are relevant to their background and vocational experience.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on info@apex-ct.co.uk or complete our course interest form by clicking here.