University of Worcester

University of Worcester

Leading Early Years Practice

This course is designed for those working within the early years who want to develop and improve their professional practice in ways which 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; students 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 also develops understanding of leadership roles as exemplary models and change agents for improvement.

Entry requirements

Either a 1st or 2nd class Honours degree or evidence of equivalent professional experience and achievement.

Course modules

Modules include: policy influence in the early years; communication and collaboration in leading early years practice; effective early years practice and pedagogy.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 1,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
St John's Campus Worcester WR2 6AJ West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
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01905 855111