This degree has been developed specifically for those working or interested in working in an educational support role to enhance their skills and expertise whilst continuing to work. Teaching assistants and those who work in a variety of support roles within education have an invaluable role to play in promoting the educational, social and emotional wellbeing of children. The University of Worcester has developed this programme to support you in discovering fresh insights, and enhancing your knowledge and skills.
The degree is currently delivered in Taunton, Somerset and Tiverton, Devon, with the possibility of also being delivered in West Somerset and North Somerset. The Taunton cohort allows you the choice of either a Monday twilight or a Thursday daytime programme. All sessions are term time only. You will cover the following modules:
Entry requirements: 32 UCAS Tariff points. These points are the new UCAS tariff, which will be used for courses starting from Septmber 2017. See our new UCAS tariff page for more information: www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/new-ucas-tariff.html Mature students (over 21 years if you do not have formal qualifications a non-standard entry route is available). Under 21 years Passes A-C in four GCSE subjects plus one A level at grade C or equivalent points (e.g. 2 AS levels at grade D). Applicants must have current experience of working in an education setting. A Disclosure and Barring Service check is required for this course. All successful applications will be invited to attend a selection day prior to the start of the course. This gives you an opportunity to meet tutors, other students and find out more information about the course. You will be asked to prepare a short piece of writing prior to the session and you will be required to participate in a group discussion.
- Introduction to study skills
- Reflective journal
- Safeguarding and well-being of children and young people (0-19)
- Introduction to the development of children and young people
- Understanding motivation and behavior in children and young people
- Curriculum development
- Work-based project (double module)
- Reflective Journal
- Supporting Early Childhood
- Behaviour for Learning
- Planning, Assessing and Evaluating Learning
- Teaching and Learning in the Primary phase
- Work-based independent study (double module)
To apply: Visit UCAS - www.ucas.com/ucas/undergraduate/ucas-undergraduate-apply-and-track UCAS course code: XX12 Institution code: W80 Campus code: G You may eligible for a student loan to help pay the cost of your tuition fees, the standard tuition fee for students registering in the academic year 2018/19 is £9,250.00 per year. Please see attachments for FAQ's and finance information
For those working or interested in working in an educational support role to enhance their skills and expertise whilst continuing to work.