This course leads to a postgraduate qualification in teaching young children from birth to 5. It develops the skills and knowledge required to become an outstanding Early Years teacher and leader within a breadth of Early Years settings.
The course will give you a deep understanding of the complexity of early education, child development, and the developing child in the context of essential learning that takes place in babies and young children from birth to 5.
The course develops clear understanding of essential learning processes of babies and young children preparing them for their journey into lifelong learning. This will give you significant opportunities to develop your academic and professional interests into early years teaching and be accredited with Early Years Teacher Status.
On meeting the required professional standards you will be recommended to the Department for Education for the award of Early Years Teacher Status. This will qualify you to teach in a range of early years settings including children centres, pre-school, nursery, and schools (primarily Free Schools and Academies).