The Research Institute of Child Development and Education has two research
programmes, ‘Child Development’ and ‘Education’.
Programme Child Development (RPCD) includes empirical research on cognitive,
social-emotional, and biological development, and the effects of contextual
factors and interventions on child and adolescent development and behaviour
(normal and abnormal)
Programme Education (RPEDU) includes empirical research on learning,
learning disorders, and instruction, and the effects of learner characteristics,
specific educational interventions and contextual factors on the acquisition and
development of cognitive and social-emotional skills.