This course is suitable for professionals working alongside teachers in a support role, who are leading on key policies in a school or college setting. It has been designed to help improve the children and young people’s workforce, meaning outcomes for children, families and communities also improve. You must be working in a children and young people’s setting during the course, as the emphasis is on work-based learning. You gain the knowledge and skills to develop your practice and assist children and young people to reach their full potential. The degree provides you with a foundation for progression to qualified teacher status (QTS).