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Course Code: FN5MCHSH What will I learn? The Foundation Degree is highly valued by government and employers, and was planned with the support of local colleges. It is concerned with ideas and practices that are drawn from a range of disciplines, history, psychology, philosophy, sociology and management, all of which contribute to the understanding of early years practice and theory. During the degree you are introduced to the study of these disciplines within the context of examining early year's services policies and procedures. The emphasis in this degree is linking the theory and practice of Early Years in a way that enables the practitioner to widen and deepen their own practice and understanding, and maximise their opportunities to progress in their careers. The course incorporates the Common Core competencies (DFES 2005) required of the Children's Workforce. How will I be taught? You will have a mixture of lectures, seminars, practicals and discussions. You will be allocated a tutor, who will provide support either face-to-face, telephone or by email. How will I be assessed? Modules are assessed through coursework, reflective accounts, presentations or case studies. What could I do next? You could complete a bridging module to a BA degree in Childhood Studies or Education. You could follow a route into teaching, or apply for Early Years Professional Status Option 1 Option 1 Starts: September 2009 Ends: July 2011 Course length: 2 years Location: Enfield Site Option 2 Option 2 Starts: September 2009 Ends: July 2011 Course length: 2 years Location: Tottenham Site Option 3 Option 3 Starts: September 2009 Ends: July 2010 Course length: 1 year Location: Tottenham Site Option 4 Option 4 Starts: September 2008 Ends: July 2010 Course length: 2 years Location: Tottenham Site

Course Code: FN5MCHSH What will I learn? The Foundation Degree is highly valued by government and employers, and was planned with the support of local colleges. It is concerned with ideas and practices that are drawn from a range of disciplines, history, psychology, philosophy, sociology and management, all of which contribute to the understanding of early years practice and theory. During the...

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