You'll examine the theories that underpin current practice, gaining an understanding of the sensitivities around issues of inclusion and inclusivity and the provision of additional support. You'll have the opportunity to study a range of topics relating to supporting learning, from the intricacies of working in a multi-agency environment, to the impact of play and early learning.
Everything you learn will be underpinned by research and theoretical understanding, grounded in current legislation and informed by reflective practice alongside a critical awareness of individuals' rights. You'll reflect and expand on your previous experience, looking at how you can apply new theories and skills to your role to perform more effectively.
You'll graduate with a highly regarded qualification that will improve your work performance and your career opportunities.
You can complete this degree in two years during one afternoon/evening per week (Mondays 1.30-6.30pm for Level 4, Tuesdays 1.30-6.30pm for Level 5), alongside existing work commitments.
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Graduates can progress to further study at Leeds Trinity on to the "top-up" BA (Hons) Professional Practice "top-up" - this third year of study leads to a full BA (Hons) degree.
Many students benefit within their existing work places from their academic achievements, seeking more specialist roles with children and young people or expanding into new areas of practice.
After completing the foundation degree and the top up level 6 year, many students continue to the MA Family Support or Teacher Training.