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Leeds Trinity University > Foundation


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A warm welcome to the Foundation Degree programmes! We hope you enjoy your study and professional development with us in the Institute for Childhood and Education, where you will be supported by an experienced and enthusiastic teaching team. Download the documents below to get some notes to help you prepare for engaging with the programme. At the Induction session on 14 September, any queries will be addressed; you will access IT services and be introduced to tutors, colleagues and support services. ​Our team look forward to meeting you and hope your study at Leeds Trinity is a very pleasurable and productive time for you. Louise Priestley, Foundation Degree Programme Leader​​​​​​

Preparing for study checklist​

Organisation of your time and resources is key to effective study. Below is a checklist for your own use, to help you to think through some considerations.

Preparing for the first module

The FDA 4002 Developing Professional Practice and Learning Skills module is an introduction to Higher Education and the skills you will need f​or study.

It also establishes the first part of the reflective journal - the ‘Professional Development Log’ - that you will maintain during your programme of study. The download below contains some tasks to complete before session 1 on Monday 21 September.

Initial reading list

The link below contains a list of texts which you may find useful throughout your Foundation degree.

Foundation degree timetable

The link below contains a timetable of teaching dates for Level 4 Foundat​ion degrees for 2015-16.

​Module glossary​

The links below contain a module glossary which you can use to guide your module selection, as well as more in depth information about the Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) module for students.

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