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This course is for you if you have experience of early years settings (birth to five years), primary education or are a professional with an interest in this specialist field. During the course you study how to deal with real, current issues. There are significant opportunities for debate, sharing of good practice and networking, which makes the course thought-provoking and stimulating. It develops your knowledge and understanding of the issues currently facing early years professionals, including transition, parent partnership, every child matters and current pedagogical debates. It also allows you to develop a knowledge of the theoretical perspectives surrounding current issues and to link theory to practice. We aim to ensure the course is relevant for you and your current professional development needs, enhance your performance in your work andor professional practice, increase your confidence in your work and in working with others, provide a platform for research and evaluation and help you to apply high ethical standards in your practice and research. An Introduction to Current Issues in Early Childhood Education An Introduction to Action Research in Teaching and Learning Newly qualified teachers can select, as an alternative: Early Professional Development for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQT) We recommend that you study the following two modules: Critical Social Policy in Education and Public Services Evidence-Based Practice Alternatively you may choose from a pool of optional modules which may include: Developing Effective Leadership Understanding E-learning Enhancing Teaching and Learning Dissertation

This course is for you if you have experience of early years settings (birth to five years), primary education or are a professional with an interest in this specialist field. During the course you study how to deal with real, current issues. There are significant opportunities for debate, sharing of good practice and networking, which makes the course thought-provoking and stimulating. It...

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