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Sector Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years

SEEVIC College

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Foundation Degree in Early Years [SEFDEY] Sector Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years Validated by What will I do? The qualification includes a range of early years and practitioner related topics for individuals who work in Early Years and are in the position of being able to implement change and assess its impact on the setting. The programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills and other attributes in the following broad areas: Advanced Child Development Personal and Professional Skills at Senior Practitioner level Legal and Professional Responsibilities of practitioners working with children 0-8 years Work-based skills and understanding when working with children aged 0-8 years Work-based research and change management Leadership and Management Professional Diversity and Common Goals Assessment Assessment is through a combination of essays, reports, reflective logs and presentations and includes assessment in the workplace and completion of a Professional Practice Log. There are no formal examinations. Progression For those wishing to study for the Early Years Professional Status (EYPS) this is an appropriate progression route. There is also the opportunity for progression to the BA (Hons) in Education Studies in either 1 year full time or 2 years part time at the University of Hertfordshire for students who have successfully completed all required Level 1 and 2 modules and achieved 240 credits. How long is the course? 2 years (1 day per week at SEEVIC College) 9.30am-4.30pm Start date Tuesday 22 September 2009 Funding Students working in some childcare settings in Essex or Southend may receive assistance with their fees. Course fee ?2250 (?40 refundable resource deposit will need to be paid in addition to this fee)

Foundation Degree in Early Years [SEFDEY] Sector Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years Validated by What will I do? The qualification includes a range of early years and practitioner related topics for individuals who work in Early Years and are in the position of being able to implement change and assess its impact on the setting. The programme provides opportunities for students to develop...

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