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Course Overview

This course is designed for students registered on the BA Childhood Practice degree with a focus on different learning environments for the child.  The aim of the course is to promote and encourage the use of workplace based activities as the basis for academic study.  This course is designed to meet the continuing professional development of individuals involved with working with children and students must be employed in a relevant educational setting for a minimum of 12.5 hours per week. 

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 1
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Mrs Catriona McDonald

Qualification Prerequisites


What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2
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What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

Throughout the course, both on and off campus, students are encouraged, through engagement with others, to value and promote diversity.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed


Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


1st Attempt: Written assignment of project plan / implementation / evaluation and next steps (1,500 words).

Resit: Resubmission of failed criteria within the written assignment.

Formative Assessment

Three 500 word formative tasks submitted to tutor for feedback prior to undertaking summative assessment.


In keeping with the School of Education policy on assessment and in sufficient time for students to be able to improve their work through feedback, detailed written feedback on assessment is provided to students (typically within four weeks of submission). Feedback highlights strengths and gives clear guidelines for improvement. Face to face meetings or telephone tutorial support can be arranged for students who are not succeeding.

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