Opening doors for the next generation

How Children Learn - A short foundation course on Early Childhood Development

Institute of Child and Human Development (ICHD) is an academic and technical assistance organization set up by a few like-minded partners as a social enterprise to work in child development. ICHD, in addressing the priorities in ECD, has been offering issue based short courses, orientations, workshops for the ECD professionals.

Target Participants
  • Frontline and Mid-level staffs of Government and Non-Government organizations
  • University degree holders.
  • Program Mangers, Planners & Trainers.
  • Curriculum & Material Developers
  • Researchers & Evaluation Specialists.
Starting Date

June, 2015 [Exact dates to be announced]


5 days (Sunday to Thursday)


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Course fee

BDT 20,000 per person

Course Contents
  • Foundation of ECD
  • Introduction to Theory of Child Development
  • Learning style
  • Multiple intelligences
  • Children’s interests: The Educational Value of children’s Interests
  • Children and Brain Development: What We Know About How Children Learn
  • Experience-Based Brain Development
  • Value the Quality of Everyday Experience
  • Early Language Development
  • Early Mathematical Understanding
  • Play as Medium of Learning
  • Family Literacy
  • Guiding and Teaching
  • Environments for learning
  • Guidelines for Adult-Child Interaction
  • Power point presentation
  • Video
  • Individual Presentation
  • Small Group Work-reading, poster, model
  • Role Play
  • Debate
  • Large Group Discussion
Resources Persons

Renowned ECD experts, ECD graduates, practitioners will conduct the sessions.


Certificates will be awarded after the completion of the course.


Mahmuda Akhter
Executive Director
Institute of Child & Human Development (ICHD)
Mobile: +88 01755592937