University of Reading

University of Reading

Early Years Practice

You will train to teach early education and care across the birth-to-five age range, leading to 60 master's credits and Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS). * Gain the experience, opportunity and knowledge to work within the early years sector * Experience placements in three different settings * Culminates in assessment against the specialist Teachers' Standards (Early Years) * Qualifies you to work towards a leadership role in private, independent or "free" schools, voluntary settings, and some children's centres **Education at Reading** Our Institute of Education is an established leading provider of high-quality training and research in education. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework assessment (2014), 80% of our research was rated as world leading or internationally excellent, with a global impact on educational policy and practice. Our passion for transforming lives through education is at the heart of our commitment to developing caring, reflective, professional educational practitioners. Our networks and the impact of our work are both local and global. Locally, we have well-established partnerships with over 300 schools, which we work closely with to train the next generation of outstanding teachers. Globally, our research, consultancy and other projects extend to countries as varied as China, Jamaica, the USA and Singapore. At master's level, we offer a broad range of courses including a flexible MA Education with specialised pathways; certificates in Early Years Practice, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo) and Reflective Practice; and an extensive range of teacher training courses with first-rate placements. Additionally, we co-deliver an MA English Language Education course with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies.

Course modules

* The Early Years Foundation Stage * The professional self in Early Years leadership * Child development

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 10 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 10 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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