FdEd Education Studies for Teaching Assistants
|£7500 per year *|
* Fees accurate at time of publishing
Duration: 2 years, full-time
Skilled and experienced teaching assistants need a specific route into higher education designed to reflect their diverse roles and responsibilities and the changing role and status of the school/college based teaching assistant. This course has been designed to meet those needs and to enable teaching assistants to embark on professional and career development.
The FdEd Education Studies for Teaching Assistants is a distinctive form of award with a strong vocational element and is designed to enable you to relate your own understandings of theory to practice. You will also undertake: written essays (one in timed ‘test’ conditions); critical reading/literature reviews; seminar presentations; seminar reports and journals; investigative reports; practice in the workplace and a workplace portfolio.
By the end of this Foundation Degree, you will have:
- Demonstrated the knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to good classroom practice
- Planned for and worked with children individually and in small and class groups
- Used a variety of assessment methods to support children’s development and learning
- Supported children’s development and learning through working in consultation with others: colleagues, other professionals and parents
- Demonstrated a thorough understanding of similarities and diversity and engaged in inclusive practice
- Critically reflected on all aspects of your practice in relation to your work with children/pupils/students
Please note: Modules and course content subject to change
This course is delivered at our Salisbury campus.
The FdEd Programme Specification is available at this link.