Diploma in Educational Psychology

This course examines the theoretical and applied aspects of learning, motivation, human development, personality, assessment, and evaluation in the educational setting. Content includes the study of learning theories as well as cognitive, emotional, and social learning processes that underlie education and human development to include affective processes and socialization. Emphasis is placed on developing skills to better understand learners to foster improved learning, influence and manage classroom learning, and recognize and consider individual differences.


The Educational psychology Diploma (EP) provides a framework for teachers and trainers to deliver effective lessons and assess each student’s learning. Key development theories related to the learning process and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage the learner throughout the course. Vital material for student diversity material is also presented including strategies and information about working with students with special educational needs.


  • Understanding Learning & Teaching
  • Cognitive & Language Development
  • Personal, Social & Moral Development
  • Learning Diversity
  • Learning & Exceptionalities
  • Behaviorism & Social Cognitive Theory
  • Cognitive Views of Learning
  • Complex Cognitive Process
  • Knowledge Construction in Social Context
  • Motivation Learning
  • Classroom model for Promoting Student Motivation
  • Classroom management
  • Learning & Effective Teaching
  • Increasing Learning through Assessment
  • Standardized Testing & Learning

Training Format:

  • All materials are made available through our Online Learning Platform
  • Students should commit approximately 5-6 hours of their time per week

Materials Provided:

Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of every month.




ORGANIZERS: Capacity Africa Institute

LANGUAGE: English only

Kindly confirm your participation with:

Online Training Coordinator

Capacity Africa Institute