Teaching and Learning Foundation Degree at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS

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Course summary

Research has shown that teaching and learning support assistants are an essential part of the effective education of children in schools. This Foundation Degree course is intended for those who are currently employed or volunteering in a support capacity within a primary or secondary school and it has been designed to build on and acknowledge your existing professional skills. It also aims to improve the confidence and effectiveness which you bring to your work, and prepare the ground for progression onto career possibilities including teaching. The Teaching and Learning Foundation Degree from Birmingham Newman University is a highly regarded qualification within the field. It has been designed in consultation with employers and other education practitioners. It is a work-based qualification that may provide progression onto the final year of an Honours degree course, and, for those who wish to, can be the first step towards a teaching career. The course has been designed to allow students to develop an understanding of the curriculum, education policy, principles of education and becoming a researcher. The course is intended to equip its graduates with an awareness of the changing field of the school workforce, particularly in terms of integrated working and extended school provision. The course is intended for teaching assistants or those working or volunteering in similar capacities supporting learners in primary or secondary schools.

Modules

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.

Assessment method

Please see the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please refer to the newman University website for further details.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.newman.ac.uk/foundation-degrees/675/teaching-and-learning-support#tab-entry

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Applicants will need to obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance prior to starting this course.

Other

A Disclosure by Association (DBA) clearance is also required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.
Teaching and Learning Foundation Degree at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS