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University Centre South Devon

Early Years Care and Education

UCAS Code: BX71

Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc

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About this course


Course option

2.0years

Full-time | 2021

The Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training is a teaching qualification that has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in-service’ qualification designed if you are working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification. You must have access to 100 hours of teaching, whether pre-service or in-service.

At Level 5 you will need to demonstrate a depth of knowledge and understanding. This will be reflected in:

A critical reflection of the relationship between theory/principles and practice
A considered and targeted approach to reading and research
Clear evidence of substantial reading including professional publications
An academic style of writing, in which are recognised system of referencing is followed. Writing should be concise and candidates should provide evidence of careful planning
The course will increase your knowledge and understanding of the needs and characteristics of different types of learners, including children, young adults and people with learning difficulties. You will also gain a range of effective skills for supporting teaching and learning in a team work context.

Modules

Year One Modules

Being a child today
Children moving, growing, playing and learning
Working with colleagues in the early years
Developing research and practice
Equal opportunities in the early years (0-8 years)
Studying children in context

Tuition fees

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England
£8,400
per year
Northern Ireland
£8,400
per year
Scotland
£8,400
per year
Wales
£8,400
per year

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