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Better care for children pictureA child care expert is running a workshop in Dubai for housemaids who look after children.

The programme is aimed at those looking after children up to eight years of age and includes advice on:

* How to keep children safe and healthy
* How to establish healthy routines for each child
* Respecting family’s backgrounds and cultures
* Effective communication with parents
* Play activities to support children development
* How to manage children’s behaviour
* How to be a good role model

The course runs over a total of 12 hours, consisting of six two-hour weekly sessions. The cost is Dhs800.

The child’s caregiver will receive a Certificate in Home-based Childcare if she successfully completes the course.

For more information, contact Nisrine Aboul-Hosn, Trainer in Child Development, on 050 467 9089 or via email at

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