Kingston University has opted into the TEF and received a Bronze award.
Reasons to choose Kingston – More than 99 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17). – You can learn while you earn, combining a minimum of 16 hours’ workplace learning with part-time study at a local college. Once you complete the course you’ll have 240 academic credits. – Rather than written exams, you’ll be assessed through a variety of assignments. About this course This Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years (SEFDEY) approved course combines academic study with work-based learning. It is run in collaboration with partner colleges across London and Surrey. The course covers a wide range of critical and contemporary issues in the field of education and other related sectors. It explores international perspectives, child protection, communication theories and multi-professional practice. You’ll examine theoretical and practice-based knowledge to support approaches to working with children from birth to five years of age.
Foundation Year 1 Core: Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Practice. Child Development, Observation and Assessment. Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working with Children. Foundation Year 1 Optional: Inclusive Education and Interprofessional Perspectives. Foundation Year 2 Core: Historical and International Perspectives of Early Years Education. Special Project. Foundation Year 2 Optional: Early Years Pedagogy and Practice. Effective Communication Skills.
Teaching includes lectures, work-based learning activities, presentations, tutorials, online learning, workshops and seminars. In addition you will be supported by a work-based professional advocate and tutors in your respective colleges. Progress is measured by assignments, demonstration of professional competence in work-based situations, and practical demonstrations that apply the knowledge you have gained. There are no written exams.
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|Campus name||North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT)|
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||• Level 3 early years qualification (or equivalent). • Employment in an appropriate setting (either paid or voluntary) for at least 16 hours per week for the duration of the course. • Normally two years' experience in an appropriate setting. The selection process involves interview at your chosen college, selection exercises and a current DBS check|
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
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