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Leading Early Years Practice PGCert

This course is designed for those working within the Early Years who want to develop and improve their professional practice in ways which will have a real impact on quality in the workplace.

The certificate applies principles of pedagogy to adult learning in order to take account of the particular context of Early Years provision and leadership of practice.

You will have opportunities to explore and model key skills and competencies; develop reflective skills and work to build a sound base of self-knowledge and critical awareness.With a focus on the interrelationship of theory with practice, it will also develop your understanding of leadership roles as exemplary models and ‘change agents’ for improvement.

The course is suitable for Early Childhood graduates, those who have or wish to pursue Early Years Professional Status, newly qualified QTS Early Years teachers and others wishing to move into a lead practitioner role in Early Childhood.

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Entry requirements

Either a first or second class Honours Degree or evidenceof equivalent professional experience and achievement.


Study options

The course is suitable for Early Childhood graduates, those who have or wish to pursue Early Years Professional Status, newly qualified QTS Early Years teachers and others wishing to move into a lead practitioner role in Early Childhood.

Get in touch

Admissions Office
01905 855111
admissions@worc.ac.uk

Employability

Employability

The breadth of this certificate provides opportunities for progression to roles as lead practitioners in a variety of children’s services, schools and settings, including leadership and management roles.

Course content

Modules

Policy Influence in the Early Years
Communication and Collaboration in Leading Early Years Practice
Effective Early Years Practice and Pedagogy


Assessment

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Academic department

Institute of Education

“Our high quality programmes and innovative teaching methods prepare and train the very best professionals. Worcester graduates have made a huge difference in the field of education.”
Ann Jordan, Head of Institute