2018 European Teaching Rankings
St Georges Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JD, United Kingdom

Learning and Teaching - University of Northampton

This programme is specifically designed for those who have a role supporting teaching and learning in schools whether that be as a teaching assistant, unqualified teacher, cover supervisor, learning mentor, HLTA or learning support assistant. The Foundation Degree in Learning and Teaching is a recognised qualification for your role and will aid your professional development. You will develop your understanding of children’s learning and build on your ability to support teachers in raising pupil achievement, as well as looking at some of the wider aspects of school provision. You will be encouraged to analyse your work in the context of best practice, relevant principles and research. The course also provides support for developing and extending the skills, knowledge and understanding related to the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) professional standards. By the end of this course you will be able to demonstrate excellent practice, underpinned by theoretical understanding. Our experienced and supportive tutors, alongside mentors in your workplace, will help you to excel. Successful completion of this course gives you the opportunity to progress onto an honours degree and can provide a route to Qualified Teacher Status including through an employment-based scheme or similar. **By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that:** - You will experience student life at the University’s £330 million Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day and find out more. - Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). - Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. - Our expert academics teach in small groups supported with one to one assistance. Our academics and students form a tight bond, providing individualised support and guidance whilst challenging students academically. - We invest more money into your education than 90% of Universities in the UK** ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information ✱✱ source: Guardian University League Table 2020