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Part Time Foundation Degree in Supporting Children's Development & Learning

Newbury College

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Foundation Degree in Supporting Children's Development & Learning - Newbury College Full Time courses for under 19's are free of charge Code : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)* RU0011 091101 : 17092009 : 27062011 : 14:00 to 20:00 : Thursday : 2 Years : 1,613.00 Course Overview Foundation Degrees provide a new model of vocational higher education based on close collaboration between employers and providers of higher education. This Foundation Degree is validated by Reading University. College attendance is one late afternoon and evening a week (same day). Qualification gained: Foundation Degree in Supporting Children's Development and Learning Course Content: The course is modular and covers the following: Year one: Academic Skills for Work How Children Learn & Develop The Social ContextThe Legal Context Promoting a Positive Environmentand an Optional Pathway based on the work of a teaching assistant. Year two: How Children Learn & Develop Assessment and Evaluation of Learning & development Issues of Inclusion of Special Needs Research Methods for Developing Professional Practice Extending Subject Knowledge & expertise in ICT. In following this programme learners will develop a number of transferable skills such as: - Communication (written and oral) Information Handling Numeracy Team Working Problem Solving Use of Information Technology (IT). Work Experience: Candidates must be working in an educationsl setting within Foundation to Key Stage 3 Course Assessment: The course is assessed through a variety of methods. Some assessments will be work based and completed in the workplace. Some will be written and some will be practical tasks (eg design a pamphlet). There will also be presentation assessments. The completion of a Personal Development Journal will also be required. Progression: This programme will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and understanding to progress in their chosen career. Successful completion of the programme may enable access to further qualifications such as an honour degree andor qualified teacher status.These can be accessed through Reading University or a similar institution. Homework: Additional study outside of the work placement and College will be required. Additional Costs: There are no additional costs, although the students might find it useful to purchase some relevant books. Course Fees Fees quoted with the course information are for the current academic year. Fees for the next academic year starting in September are subject to change and will be confirmed annually. Part Time Course Fee Relate to Year 1 course fees only. Two year course fees will have an additional course fee for the second year these fees are subject to confirmation annually. Popular courses fill quickly and early enrolment is recommended. Please note that course information may be subject to change and you are advised to check the current details with Newbury College before you enrol.

Foundation Degree in Supporting Children's Development & Learning - Newbury College Full Time courses for under 19's are free of charge Code : Start : End : Times : Day : Duration : Cost (Year 1)* RU0011 091101 : 17092009 : 27062011 : 14:00 to 20:00 : Thursday : 2 Years : 1,613.00 Course Overview Foundation Degrees provide a new model of vocational higher education based on close collaboration...

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