United Kingdom

Bath Spa University

Newton St Loe, Bath, Avon, BA2 9BN, United Kingdom

Bath Spa University

Education Studies for Teaching Assistants

This course aims to develop reflective education practitioners, who will make valuable contributions to to the lives and learning of children. You’ll explore the status of children in society and discuss how you can allow the voice of the child to be heard. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of the regulatory and legislative framework for early years, and the government’s agenda and strategies as they relate to young children and their families. Through work-based learning, you’ll have the opportunity to complete a research project on an area of your choice, connected to your professional interests. The course offers a progression route to an Honours Degree and to QTS via an appropriate ITT course such as a Primary PGCE. Course Components By the end of this Foundation Degree, you'll have: Demonstrated the knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to good classroom practice Planned for and worked with children individually and in small and class groups Used a variety of assessment methods to support children’s development and learning Supported children’s development and learning through working in consultation with others: colleagues, other professionals and parents Demonstrated a thorough understanding of similarities and diversity and engaged in inclusive practice Critically reflected on all aspects of your practice in relation to your work with children/pupils/students

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Study mode
    Block-release
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    City of Bath College,Bath
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £7,950
  • England Year 1 £7,950
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £7,950
  • Scotland Year 1 £7,950
  • Wales Year 1 £7,950
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £7,950