1. Who should take the module?
The Safety & Wellbeing Module is for parents, teachers and care givers of children within early years age group. The module has been scientifically designed and developed by Learn2Teach Institute with a special focus on safety & wellbeing in early childhood that enable candidates to understand physical & mental safety and wellbeing requirements. However, many principal and fundamentals to raise a HAPPY child can be applied for all age groups of children with minor adaptations.
2. Content of the module
The safety and wellbeing of a child is always the utmost worry for both the parents and the teachers. Children’s health and safety is about more than just their physical wellbeing; it also refers to their emotional wellbeing. This means that early childhood educators and influencers ought to recognise and address all aspects of their wellbeing – whether it is keeping them physically safe from injuries and illnesses or nurturing an all-round balanced growth.
3. How to navigate the module?
a) Watch the video (not once but multiple times). Pause, rewind and re-watch parts as you feel necessary.
b) Keep your note-pad and pen with you to take notes.
c) Research to read additional material provided.
d) Once you’ve completed a module, you can take the MCQ test online.
e) Don’t worry if you don’t clear it the first time, you can take the test again.
4. How will you benefit from this module?
a) Candidates who teach in schools, work as private care givers and also as a parent gain better insight in your child’s early learning needs.
b) Know about all modern and unconventional ways to teach and facilitate young learners
c) Be eligible to work better in daycare, local preschools or as private care givers.
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