This programme builds on knowledge and skills developed at Foundation Degree level. It is also ideally suited to those who are employed in schools or nurseries or who wish to pursue the registered teacher's scheme or graduate teacher's scheme. The programme is designed to develop your understanding of the impact of social and environmental factors on the early years, increase your awareness of specific educational needs deriving from psychological, environmental and inherited factors and focus on knowledge of child health, the curriculum and management issues. You will also be able to improve your ability to select and use research materials by undertaking an independent study of your choice.
The aims of the programme are:
- To give you the skills and knowledge you need to work in the early years' sector,as required by new Government legislation
- To give you invaluable experience in a variety of settings and with different agegroups of children
- To provide a progression route for those working towards Qualified Teacher Status(QTS) and/or Early Years Teachers Status (EYTS).