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Blackburn College

FdA Early Childhood Studies

UCAS Code: LX53

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

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2.0years

Full-time | 2020

Our Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies is for those students who are working, or who have a desire to work, in the Early Years sector. This qualification aims to enhance individual's knowledge and understanding of the holistic nature of the early years sector.

It has been designed in response to major changes in the government's policies in working in the sector these include: Dame Claire Tickell's Review of the Early Years Foundation Stage (2011), Graham Allen's 'Early Intervention: The Next Steps' (2011) and Frank Field's 'The Foundation Years: Preventing Poor Children Becoming Poor Adults' (2010). You will study modules such as: Foundations of Healthy Development, Childhood, Culture and Society and Building Positive Relationships amongst others. If you wish to work in the sector you will find this course will enable you to fit studying around other commitments.

Modules

Here are a list of modules that may be included in the course: Reflective Journey 1, Foundations of Healthy Development, Childhood, Culture and Society, Values and Principles of Professional Practice, Building Positive Relationships, Creative Effective Environments, Facilitating Positive Parenting, Preparation for Research, Reflective Journey 2, Creativity in the Early Years, Early Years Policy and Legislation, Early Years Research, Leading Quality Provision, Keeping Children Safe, Practical and Responsive Pedagogy and Early Identification and Intervention.

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Blackburn College

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