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About

Develop a better understanding of the approaches employed in caring for vulnerable children with Caring for Vulnerable Children at FutureLearn.

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Overview

Public sector cuts have made the task of caring for vulnerable children more challenging than ever.

Key facts:

On this Caring for Vulnerable Children at FutureLearn  , aspiring or in childcare careers will better understand the characteristics of different childcare approaches and possible interventions.

You’ll explore definitions of risk and vulnerability, good enough parenting, child development, and fostering meaningful relationships and attachments, examining these issues in the real-life context of budget cuts and increasing child poverty

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • What is meant and understood by the term vulnerability and risk?
  • Assessing risk in various scenarios: exploring the links between poverty and risk and examine how risk is portrayed by the media and government
  • Exploring theories of attachment and child development
  • Examining developmental theories around the concept of containment

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 days
    • 4 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This online childcare course will be suitable if you:

  • Have no direct experience of the childcare field, but want to develop your career towards it
  • Have recently began a childcare career and have little experience
  • Have some experience and are interested in developing your qualifications further
  • Find it difficult to access childcare courses for training and development

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 36 days.

Upgrade$89Upgrade this course and you will get:

  • Access to this course for as long as it’s on FutureLearn
  • A print and digital Certificate of Achievement once you’re eligible

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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