United States

CUNY York College

601-800 th
US College Rankings 2018
94 - 20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, New York, 11451, United States

CUNY York College

Educational Leadership - Children's Workforce

On the BA (Hons) Educational Leadership - Children's Workforce, you will develop an in-depth knowledge of the education sector and the leadership skills you need to excel in a senior role in the Children’s Workforce. York College offers its students a flexible and supportive environment in which to study at degree level. Tutors will work with you in college to ensure that you are able to develop the skills and competencies you need to progress into a leadership role within your setting. This bespoke support ensures that our graduates achieve the highest possible standards in both their academic achievement and professional lives. The programme is designed to allow students who have previously studied for a foundation degree or HND to progress onto a qualification at Honours degree level (level 6). The qualification is designed to ensure that you develop an in-depth knowledge of the education sector alongside the leadership skills required to progress to a senior role within the Children’s Workforce. It is aimed at individuals working mainly in an early years or primary school-age setting. Studying at this level is a challenging and rewarding experience with an emphasis on the academic and theoretical aspect of the subject. Your modules will include Leadership in Organisations, Child Centred Early Education, Outdoor Learning and Multi-Disciplinary working. The BA (Hons) Educational Leadership- Children’s Workforce is awarded on completion of 120 credits gained over eight compulsory modules. There is a requirement for the student to be employed in the children’s workforce or to undertake a work placement to be able to complete some of the module assessments. The programme is normally taught on one afternoon and evening each week, with students preparing their dissertations with tutorial support either on or off site. You will be assessed in several ways including seminar activities and written work. Each module is assessed on an individual basis and may include a variety of the methods listed above. On successful completion of the course you will receive a BA (Hons) degree in Educational Leadership - Children’s Workforce. Graduates with the appropriate grades may progress to a PGCE in primary education or lifelong learning, Masters level courses.