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Meggitt (2006 p1) states “developmental norms are sometimes called milestones – they describe the recognised pattern of development that children are expected to follow. Each child will develop in a unique way”. Holistic development sees a child as a whole person it sees all the child’s areas of development.


Holistic development in children places a focus on nurturing all parts of a child's being, including physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and creative elements. It focuses on all parts of a child instead of one part.


Task A- Links between learning and developmental domains The domains of learning, development and well being and naturally interwoven. Educational programs need to reflect a holistic approach, incorporating all aspects of learning, development and well being together (mutually co-existing) as opposed to a program that is divided up into segregated learning areas.


A holistic approach to child development seeks to simultaneously address the physical, emotional, relational, intellectual, and spiritual aspects of a child’s life. The importance of the Holistic Approach is that it Children learn different things at different stages, e.g. walking, talking, fine motor skills etc. Holistic development is the ...


Definition of holistic development Holistic development refers to human development that is meant to involve all the parts of a person. This is development designed to accommodate physical development, mental growth, emotional development and social development. 4.


Holistic development is the concept that sees each and every child as a whole person – physically, intellectually, emotionally, socially, culturally, morally and spiritually. Cherishing of values and ethics such as honesty, integrity and fair play.


What is Holistic Development? Holistic Development is an approach to learning that emphasises the importance of the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of children, particularly in early childhood. The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) of the Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR ...


With a growing body of world research emphasizing the importance of holistic approaches to education, early childhood educators are being challenged to incorporate a teaching practice that focuses less on the traditional milestones of academic development, and more on the complete physical, emotional and psychological wellbeing of a child (UNESCO, 2002).


So, in the same way that holistic medicine treats the whole body not just the injury or illness, holistic development is concerned with the development of the whole child. Holistic development is focussed on the physical, emotional and psychological development of a child rather than on them learning one specific skill or piece of information.


Holistic Development of Children (Physical, Mind, Spiritual, Emotional & Social) Childhood is a sensitive phase of one’s life. The resources, and nurturing one receives during their childhood has a profound impact on their blossoming into adulthood.