FdA/BA Supporting Learning Degree
Course length: 2 years full time (for FdA)/3 years full time (for BA)
Course starts:: January 2012 and September 2012
Mode of Study: This course is fully online
This course is a relevant and forward looking Foundation Degree in Supporting Learning and top-up BA in Supporting Learning- Supporting Learning with Technology (derived from the advice and requirements from the Training and Development Agency for Schools and the Children s Workforce and Development Council). This course is for all those who are involved with learning in contexts such as libraries, schools, nurseries, colleges, at home and in hospitals and The Wider Workforce in Education. This may include teaching assistants, nursery nurses, unqualified teachers, nurses, learning mentors, tutors and all those involved with any aspect of learning support such as language support, librarians and technicians. Equally, it may involve anyone who is interested in developing their work or the work of others in this area.
If you are interested in finding out more about this course and meeting the course leader, please come along to a Supporting Learning Information Evening.
This Information Evening will give you the opportunity to:
- Meet the course leader
- Hear from a current student concerning their experience of the course; how it has helped them and their experience of studying this course online.
It is essential to pre-book in order to confirm your place and attend an event.
This course is delivered online.
Please contact the course leader, Jane Mardini, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications for study for FdA Supporting Learning degrees should be made via UCAS. Apply now
Normally, candidates should have either two A Levels or a (related) Level Three (FE Level), a vocational qualification or equivalent. For example, one A Level with other experience may be considered. HLTA status will be considered.
Candidates should also have maths and English at Key Skills level two-three, maths and English GCSE (Grade C or above) or equivalent. In certain cases, an undertaking to enrol for these will be considered.
The focus will be on enhancing students current professional roles. However, career opportunities will be enhanced and a multitude of possible progression routes will become available.
After the Foundation Degree, candidates can top-up to the BA award (or any other BA course) and from here they could possibly progress to The Registered Teacher Programme or The Advanced Diploma in Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Work. Successful candidates completing The BA Supporting Learning- Supporting Learning with Technology could possibly lead to the EYPS by the short route, or a Masters programme, such as MA Work Based Learning.
Successful candidates may be able to choose to complete an additional Professional Award as a part of the course such as HLTA or the awards related to the BECTA Frameworks. All additional awards should first be agreed with the programme leader.
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