This programme is designed to assist those engaged in the education and care of young children to advance their knowledge in the Principles of Child Development. It also attempts to create awareness of the issues related to the early years of childhood with special emphasis on Sri Lankan children and to sensitize child care givers to Values and Ethics related to Child Development in the present socio-cultural context.
This programme will be conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English at the Colombo Regional Centre (Nawala) and Kandy Regional Centre. It will also be conducted at the following centers, only if a sufficient number of students are registered: Matara Regional Centre (Sinhala) & Jaffna Hatton Regional/Study Centres (Tamil).
- Early Childhood Development
- Methods and Management of Teaching and Learning in Pre-Schools
- Socio-Cultural Perspectives in Early Childhood Education
- Play in Early Childhood
- Adjustment Problems in Early Childhood
- Child Rights