This programme builds on and consolidates existing knowledge, understanding and skills of working with children, strengthening the links between theory and practice. The aim is to facilitate professional development and career choices encouraging intellectual capabilities, reflection and analytical skills specifically related to the pedagogy of childhood. What's next? You could progress to study School-centred initial teacher training EY (SCITT) or Early years initial teacher training (EYITT), or Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) in Primary or Post-Compulsory Education at New College Durham. Alternatively, you could pursue a career as a Senior Early Years Practitioner, Higher Level Teaching Assistant or Family Support Worker.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Non-standard entry criteria: Evidence of recent and extensive early years experience. All applicants with non-standard criteria must be interviewed. Level 2 or equivalent in English Language (or a minimum IELTS score of 7 with no element below 6.5 in all components; speaking, listening, reading and writing required for international applicants, additionally a formative written piece of work may be requested during the application process). Level 2 or equivalent in Maths. Clear Enhanced DBS. Evidence of appropriate current early years/education employment and/or volunteering experience within the sector.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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