The Teaching and Learning Support Foundation Degree is designed for those working or wishing to work in schools with children in Key Stages1 and 2, i.e. children in years 1 to 6. The programme has been developed so that those wishing to work in an educational setting to support the teaching and learning of children can explore a variety of contemporary topics and issues, such as behaviour management, social pedagogy and inclusive education. Students will carry out research which is relevant to their workplace. Our Teaching & Learning Support course is quality assured by Middlesex University and you will receive a Middlesex Award on successful completion. Students studying a Foundation Degree can apply to do a "top-up" year to obtain a full BA (Hons) degree in Teaching & Learning Support. This course is also available at AHED.
The course consists of three terms each year. In Year 1 you will study Developing & Enhancing Academic Skills allowing you to develop the skills necessary to be successful at degree level. Alongside this module you will focus on the National Curriculum which provides an in depth look at all aspects of the National Curriculum. In term 3 you will study Research Skills and Teaching and Professionalism. You will then undertake in Year 2 modules which include: Safeguarding , Inclusive Education, Social Pedagogy and Understanding and Managing Human Behaviour, Ethic and Methodology and Assessment in the Curriculum
Assessment includes essays, reports, individual and group presentations, case studies, research reports and several work-based assignments. These strategies are also designed to enable the development of key transferable skills in the workplace. There are no examinations.
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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- Peter Symonds College - Adult and Higher Education
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£5950*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.