Online Course on “How Children Learn”


Institute of Child and Human Development (ICHD) in partnership with Red River College, Canada

Target Audience

Any interested person who is a university graduate in any subject. Policy Makers, Frontline and Mid-level staffs of Government and Non-Government organizations, Program Managers, Planners & Trainers, Curriculum & Material, Developers, Researchers & Evaluation Specialists.

Time needed for completion

3 months


Advocacy, Capacity-building, Age-specific (0-8)

Description Course Contents:

  • Introduction and Theory of Child Development
  • Brain Development
  • Guideline for adult child interaction
  • Value the Quality of Everyday Experience
  • Learning Style
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Children’s Interests
  • Play as Medium of Learning
  • Early Language Development and Family Literacy
  • Learning Environments and Early Mathematical Understanding
  • Guiding and Teaching
  • Review and Reflection