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The award
Cert HE

How long you will study
2 years

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How you will study
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Course starts
February, April, October

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About Education Studies (Primary) at The Open University

Are you interested in the education of children aged between 3 and 12? Are you thinking about pursuing a career within education or becoming a primary school teacher? This certificate of higher education will give you a sound foundation for further study relevant to a range of roles within education. You'll be introduced to a range of themes relating to primary education, and you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to work collaboratively and equitably in a range of settings. An interdisciplinary approach will also broaden your understanding of childhood and children's lives and development.

This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Cognitive skills
  • Practical and professional skills
  • Key skills

The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.

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