Early Years Foundation Degree (Sector Endorsed)

In Watford

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Foundation degree

  • Location

    Watford

  • Duration

    2 Years

Description


Suitable for: The Sure Start Recognised Early Years Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree is a part-time course aimed at experienced practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of children in their early years (0-8) in the statutory, voluntary, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Watford (Middlesex)
WD17 3EZ

Starts

On request

To take into account

An appropriate Level 3 qualification in Early Years, mature students with extensive vocational experience who have studied an approved preparatory course may be accepted at the discretion of the College. GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE AT GRADE C or above is an entry requirement of the course.

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Course programme

Information about the course

Awarding Body and Name of Qualification University of Hertfordshire Sure Start Recognised Early Years Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree.

The Sure Start Recognised Early Years Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree is a part-time course aimed at experienced practitioners who wish to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of children in their early years (0-8) in the statutory, voluntary, private and not-for-profit sectors.

The programme has been devised in collaboration with consortium Colleges and the University of Herefordshire to enable students to progress onto the University's BA Honours Degree in Education Studies, upon successful completion of the course.

Students can use their BA Honours Degree for application to a PGCE or the Graduate Teacher or Early Years Professional Status providing they fulfil the criteria for these programmes.

Course content

Breakdown of course/programme by module:

Starting with the Child: Advanced Child Development; Legal and Professional Responsibilities; Work-based module 1 and 2; Personal and Professional skills; Leadership and Management; Curriculum frameworks 0-8 years; Professional Diversity and Common Goals.

Additionality

How to get more information: Information followed by referral to HE Early Years Section:- Contact name and number: Lorraine Stuart Ex 2524 Sue Kronda Ex 2532.

When will I receive my results?

Results will be forwarded on as soon as they are received at the college. Please note that certificates, where awarded, can take up to 4 months to be received at the college before forwarding on to learners.

Delivery

Classroom based / Workshop based / Work-based learning.

Assessment

Continuous Assessment / Portfolio/Workplace Assessment

Assessment: A range of methods will be used, including assignments, case studies, essays, reports, practical exercises and presentations. In general, a problem solving, work related approach is used. Workplace assessment is an integral part of the programme. Assessments are carefully spread through the two years of the programme. There are no external examinations.

Progression

Progression: What they can do next – a) course b) employment

Students can progress on to the final level of the BA(Honours) Education Studies at the University of Hertfordshire. If a student has the appropriate additional qualifications they can apply for a PGCE course or EYPS at the end of their BA studies. As graduates, students will have a range of career options available to them in the Early Years state, private and voluntary sector.

Early Years Foundation Degree (Sector Endorsed)

Price on request