A child's early years are key to predicting their success in school and life. Their early learning experiences are critical determining factors for their emotional, social and intellectual development. When they are exposed to high-quality early educational opportunities, their trajectory for success is greatly enhanced. This course provides you with an opportunity to undertake advanced study in early childhood, to enhance your professional understanding by extending your knowledge of related areas in early childhood. You'll learn about current research and engage critically in theoretical and policy debates of importance to those working with young children and their families.