Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies
What is the course about?
This course is intended to equip learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to meet the increasing demand on
childcare practitioners in early years settings. It comprises the first two levels of a degree with opportunities to complete
the honours degree through our top-up course. There is also the opportunity to progress to early years teacher status and
qualified teacher status.
The course is designed to support those childcare practitioners who wish to progress their development and pursue some of the many opportunities currently available for career development in the childcare and early years sector.
What will be studied?
- Academic Skills
- Sociology of Childhood
- Safeguarding the Rights of the Child
- Playful Teaching and Learning
- Child Development and Learning
- Professional Practice
- Research Skills
- Working in Partnerships
- Leadership and Management in a Childhood Setting
- Inclusion and SEND
- Effective Pedagogy
- Education and Curriculum
- Advanced Professional Practice
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Two years: full-time, Three years: part-time