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Diploma in Children's Studies – A Free Course | Online And Distance Learning
Children from birth to the age of 18 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. Alison's free online "Diploma in Children's Studies" is multi-disciplinary in nature, covering developmental, psychological, familial and sociological aspects of children's studies. It begins by reviewing the psychological development of children and how they learn, then looks at the role of the family and the place of the child within modern family structures. The sociological aspects of children's studies review how the modern state looks after the well-being of its children in a modern society. This course will be of great interest to all professionals who work with children or who are responsible for their well-being, and to learners who would like a career working with children in the health, social or caring professions. It will also be of