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The target group for this course is professionals working within school management teams in primary schools with responsibiity for supporting staff working with children in the age range birth to 8, but who have had little of no experience themselves, beyond Initial Teacher Education courses as undergraduates, in working with this age range. It would also be appropriate for those aspiring to management positions in primary schools. The course content will cover complexities, such as building resilience in children, around best practice in supporting the development and learning of young children and will cover contemporary issues associated with this. Content will also focus on the child in the socio-cultural context.
The course will be delivered mainly by online, distance learning with the opportunity for an induction session on campus. Students will be actively encouraged to collaborate with others in the cohort. There will be opportunities for practice-based tasks and observations in other settings. Course materials will be underpinned with reference to wider reading.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
The course will provide students with opportunities to engage with theory and practice in supporting the learning and development of young children., through the exploration of a number of current issues. Course content will address child development and learning and also the child in the socio-cultural context.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Part 1 short essay 1000 words; Part 2 short essay 1000 words; Part 3 short essay 1000 words; Part 4 Revised parts 1-3 plus essay 6000 words total
There will be one opportunity to resubmit the completed revised assessment, addressing identifed inadequacies in the original.
There are no assessments for this course.