Professional Certificate Course on Early Childhood Care and Development
- October 12, 2020
- Posted by: Teachers Time
- Category: Certificate Course
Course type: On-job training and Entry level
About the Certificate Course
This International Course is developed by ICHD’s expert professional team guided by Dr. Cassie Landers, Assistant Professor, Columbia University, USA. Besides, Red Rivers College, Canada – a leading institution for ECD has contributed to the course with video and content materials that are used in the course. The professional course on early childhood care and development will give an overall understanding of the importance of early childhood care and development, major theories and the strengths of each. The course is conducted by some of the most reputed practitioners, experts in the field of early childhood development in Bangladesh and in the region.
Certificate Course Outline
- Importance of Early Childhood Care and Development
- Theory of Child Development
- Children and Brain Development: What We Know About How Children Learn
- Experience-based Brain Development
- Guidelines for Adult-Child Interaction
- Learning Style & Multiple Intelligences
- Early Language Development
- Play as Medium of Learning
Certificate Course Credit Hour
- 16-hours of direct class hour
- Study materials and assignment
- Total 2-month engagement (weekly class)
Course Main Activity
- Weekly 2-hour online class
- Course Materials will be shared
- Participant Assignment
- Completion Certification
*Participants will receive professional certificate issued by ICHD and Light of Hope Ltd.
Pre-school & Kindergarten Teachers, Caregiver, Special School Teachers, Fresh Graduates interested in education sector, and importantly – the Parents. Schools and organizations can enroll their staff to develop their capacity.
Professional Certificate Course Organizers
Institute of Children and Human Development (ICHD)
ICHD is the leading professional development institution in Bangladesh focusing on improving ECD skills among caregivers, teachers and parents. The faculties of ICHD are all highly reputed individuals in their respective fields – making ICHD a key knowledge and resource hub. ICHD plays a key role to support for various policy including recent daycare act, supporting early learning curriculum. It works directly with various specialized international bodies, committees and institutions to bring the global knowledge and best practices on Early Childhood Development in Bangladesh. To know more about ICHD, please visit https://www.ichdbd.org/
Light of Hope Ltd.
Light of Hope’s mission is to unleash creativity, empathy and problem-solving skills in every child through developing and distributing innovative and scalable contents, tools, and resources. Through Teachers Time Academy, Light of Hope provided skill development training and provide necessary knowledge to over 5 lakh teachers and parents in Bangladesh. The company focuses on advanced technology and use of ICT tools to make large-scale impact on children, teachers, education professionals and parents to make an empathic happier future world. Learn more about Teachers Time Academy here: www.teacherstimebd.com
Our Course Faculty
We have gathered a wonderful group of faculties for this professional course. Total five (5) faculty members from ICHD will conduct the entire professional course.
Institute of Child and Human Development (ICHD). Vice chair, Bangladesh ECD Network (BEN)
She was the founding Head of ECD Resource Centre at BRAC Institute of Educational Development (BRAC IED), BRAC University from 2005 to 2011. She was also a member of Asia-Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC) Steering Committee (2008-2016), the Convener of South Asia Forum of Early Childhood Development Professionals (SAFECDP) and Country Liaison of Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI). She is a member of National ECCD Technical Committee under Ministry of Women and Children Affairs and Member of Management Board of Bangladesh Shishu Academy.
Besides her illustrious career, Ms. Mahmuda Akhter has been a trainer since 1994. Over her career, she provided training to 20,000+ professionals on ECD and related issues.
Shaheen Akter has 25 years of experience in the ECD and education sector with international experience working in countries like Tanzania and Uganda.
Shaheen Akhter serves in BRAC and BRAC University more than 25 years in different positions including those of Assistant Director of a Professional Development Center, Senior Research Fellow, Education faculty, Team lead of a professional group. As national consultant she worked with UNICEF, DFID, UNESCO, USAID and World Bank etc. As trainer, she conducted training to more than 1000 teachers, supervisors, and parents. She did her M.Phil in Multicultural and International Education from Oslo Univeristy College, Norway and did her M.Ed in Guidance and Counseling in 1993 from IER, Dhaka University.
Anjuman Parvin Ovi is an Early Childhood Development Specialist, Special Education Consultant, Parenting Expert and Mental Health Practitioner. She has 12 years of experience in the field of Child Development & Education. She started Learning Support Center, Heaven Education Services in 2014 for children with special needs. Currently, she is leading three inclusive preschools and developmental daycare centers in three different areas of Dhaka. She did her Bachelor’s in Education and M.Sc in Early Childhood Development. She has specialized training in Special Education, Learning Disability Management, Applied Behavior Analysis, Sensory Integration, Play Therapy, Speech and Language Delay Management, Healing Trauma through Kinesthetic Storytelling and Effective Parenting.
Application for Scholarship
*Fresh and new graduates interested to avail the scholarship, please email your graduation degree certificate to this email: email@example.com
*Fresh and new graduates who haven’t got their certificate yet, will send a copy of their student ID.
*Application for scholarship: Email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Headline ‘Application for Course Scholarship’ *Limited scholarship will be provided (max 10 in one group). Light of Hope will make final decision about the scholarship waiver.
- Class starts from November 7th, 2020 (Saturday)
- Weekly 2-hour class (Every Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
Class will be recorded and shared with participants.
Interested candidate, schools and organizations can directly reach out to us for the admission, group admission and scholarship.
Sharmin Easha, Senior Faculty, Teachers Time, Light of Hope Ltd. Mobile: 01728050075
Tariqul Islam Taseen, Executive, Teachers Time, Light of Hope Ltd. Mobile: 01968774018
Participants can pay for the course by any of the 3 methods.
Online Bank Transfer
Course payment can be directly paid to Light of Hope Bank account.
Account Name: Light of Hope Limited Account No: 1081070228647 Bank: Eastern Bank Limited – EBL Branch: Satmasjid Road brand Swift Code: EBLDBDDH Routing Number: 095264035
Participant can directly pay at this bKash number: 01968774005
Cash payment at office
Participant or school/organization’s representative can directly visit to Light of Hope office to pay in cash.
Office address: Light of Hope Ltd. 5th floor, Rezina Garden, House 67/A, Dhanmondi 9/A, Dhaka
Office Hour: Sunday – Thursday (11 AM – 6 PM)
Registration for the Course
If you or your organization is interested for the certificate course, please register going to the below form-