6 Credit Course Play & Creativity and School Readiness

Another course offered by BIED is a 20-day accredited course titled, “Play &Creativity and School Readiness”. It will also be very beneficial and informative for Program Managers, Supervisors and Head-Teachers.

Course Structure: 

Play and Creativity (3 credit course)

Course Content:

  • UNIT I Foundations of Play in the Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Topic 1. The Significance and Value of Play and Creativity
  • Topic 2. Theories of Play
  • Topic 3. Creativity and Creative Expression
  • Topic 4. Factors Affecting Play and Creativity: Differences & Bias
  • UNIT II: Play and Development
  • Topic 5. Play as Development
  • Topic 6. Infants and Toddlers
  • Topic 7: Preschoolers Play
  • Topic 8. Play in Early Primary
  • Materials for Playful Primary Learning
  • UNIT III: Environments for Play and Creative Expression
  • Topic 9. Assessing Rural Urban Environments


ECD 524: School Readiness (3 credit course)

Course Content:

  • Topic I: Introduction to School Readiness
  • Topic II: Understanding Literacy
  • Topic III: Empowering Literacy: Books and Print
  • Topic: IV Teaching Strategies: Story Telling
  • Topic V: Social and Emotional Issues and School Readiness
  • Topic V1: Emergent Writing
  • Topic VII: Observation and Assessment
  • Topic VI11: Young Children and Math
  • Topic IX: Learning Skills
  • Topic X:  Big Math for Little Kids
  • Field Visit


event name: 
Play Summit 2018
event location: 


BRAC Centre, Dhaka
BRAC Centre, Dhaka
BRAC Centre, Dhaka


Clowns Without Borders UK (CWB UK) will be visiting FDMN in Cox’s Bazar January 20- February 2, 2

BRAC, in collaboration with ANJI Play China, and supporting partner Tung Wah College, will

Since its inception in 2004, BIED, as a pioneering educational institute, has strived to cater to the public sector as well as to the very vibrant and emerging private sector. Its focus on the diverse areas of courses, researches and other thematic areas make it indeed different and in some ways the only institute that offers these.
Dr. Erum Mariam
Director, BIED

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