Awarded by: University of Bolton
This course offers you a flexible programme of academic study to develop and improve your role in either a primary or secondary school or a college or other post-compulsory organisation. We have designed varied routes so you can develop the skills and knowledge appropriate to your context, role and interests. You will spend one day each week in College and a minimum of two days equivalent study in your educational setting. Time spent in an educational setting may be on a paid or voluntary basis and it is your responsibility to arrange this placement. A strong element of work-based learning ensures that your studies directly apply to your practice in education. By the end of the course you will be able to: appreciate the variety of roles played by professionals and practitioners in education and become better in your own role; develop personal skills and a broad understanding of education Identify your own place and contribution to education; develop the personal and professional skills to make that contribution; understand and contribute to current national initiatives.This course will enable you to develop expertise in curriculum subjects in the primary sector or special needs and pastoral care. This course enables you to work alongside others who work in a similar role but in a wide range of educational organisations and sectors. Your future career will be built on a solid foundation of the highest academic standards of teaching and learning as many of our teaching staff are experts in their fields. You will be treated as an individual, with degrees often tailored to suit your individual experience, knowledge and interests, helping to support your personal growth and development. This Foundation Degree provides you with 240 credit points of Undergraduate study to help you pursue further qualifications e.g. Honours degree level, Qualified Teacher Status, or to apply for promoted support posts in schools or colleges such as Higher Level Teaching Assistant, cover supervisor or mentor. You could progress to the BA (Hons) Supporting Learning in Education or the BA (Hons) Teaching and Learning in the Primary Phase to become a primary teacher.
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