The Open University

Course Information

You’ll investigate early childhood from national and international perspectives with a focus on the central importance of children’s voices and the participatory nature of young children’s experiences. In this Early Childhood diploma from The Open University, you’ll develop your understanding of policy and practice in early childhood. It will help prepare you further study and gives you a foundation for careers working with young children and their families across all sectors.

Key features of the course

– Takes a holistic approach to understanding early childhood in diverse contexts
– Covers young children’s play and creativity within the context of the family and early childhood settings
– Encourages critical understanding and reflection on contemporary issues and debates in early childhood
– Enhances employability and provides a solid foundation for further study
Skills for career development

This diploma of higher education is designed to contribute to the development of a highly skilled and effective workforce and to integrated coherent services for young children and their families. In addition to specialist knowledge and understanding of early childhood, you’ll also develop a range of key communication, IT, numeracy, analytical, critical thinking and time management skills – all attributes that are highly valued by employers across all sectors.

Scholarship Option

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