You will take six modules each year:
- Bio-psycho-social development in children and young people
- Safeguarding children and young people
- Reflective and professional practice 1
- Engaging with learning
- Learning and teaching
- Policy and practice
- Global childhoods
- Creative pedagogies
- Reflective and professional practice 2
- Diversity in learning
- Research in practice
- Reflective and professional practice 3
This foundation degree is a great stepping stone for those already working as a teaching assistant who would like to further their career within education. It will give you a broad base of knowledge and understanding which will help you to further your career in many different areas of work, for example as a specialist learning support worker, or SEN teacher. Those successfully completing the Foundation Degree can apply to progress directly on to a top up honours year and from there on to on a postgraduate teaching qualification with qualified teacher status.
The Learning and Teaching FdA course is led by a multidisciplinary group of professionals, all active within the sector and possessing decades of experience. This enthusiastic, expert guidance puts students in a fantastic position to further their skills and increase their employability.