Learning through play is a global phenomenon now, and the analysis in relation to play is revolutionizing the way we look at learning. The immense positive effect play can have on not only children’s learning, but on their holistic development, cannot be overlooked. This short course explores the exciting process of learning through play. Participants will understand concepts and theories relating to children’s holistic development, different developmental areas, the process of learning, learning through play pedagogy and the emerging concept of learning through play in local, regional and global context. Participants will also develop an understanding on how play can address children’s developmental needs and how to create a learner of the future through play. They will go through a journey from exploring different concepts to applying them to real life contexts; from designing plays to becoming a responsible facilitator and co-player.
On successful completion of this course, it is intended that the participants will gain the following knowledge, skills, and competencies:
Skills and Competencies