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Play Leadership

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

Rs 29,252
*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 340

Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Distance learning
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance learning
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Understand the importance of play. A valuable course for anyone working, or wishing to work with children as well as anyone wanting to expand their understanding and knowledge of child development through play and safety in play. Our staff have experience training play leaders since the late 1970s

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance Learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

Child Development
Child Behaviour
IT Development
Child care
Children's education

Course programme

Lesson Structure: Play Leadership VRE101

There are 10 lessons:

Understanding Play
Leadership Skills
Planning Play Programs
Child Development through Play
Play Safety
Physical Play
Social Play
Adventure Playground.
Play Apparatus
Activities plus Special Project
Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

Learning Goals: Play Leadership VRE101

Explain the purpose of play in the cognitive, physical and social development of a child.
Determine the skills required to carry out a play leadership role in different situations
Plan for a supervised children's play program.
To develop a basic understanding of the impact of play upon the psychological development of a child.
To determine appropriate measures to take to protect a child's safety when at play, while minimising any interference which might diminish the quality of the play experience.
Explain options for physical play activities, including games and sports, in a supervised play program.
Develop an understanding of options for social play activities, in a supervised play program.
To develop a basic ability to plan, establish and manage a supervised adventure
To develop an ability to evaluate a range of different play apparatus, including playground structures, toys, sports equipment, commenting on quality, safety features, appropriate applications and cost benefit.
To broaden your scope of opportunities that can be offered for children to play, appropriate to a wide range of different situations.

Additional information

Leadership, Child Psychology, Child Care