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Qualification name Foundation Degree in Education (Teaching Assistants)
Qualification level 5
Awarding organisation Staffordshire University
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 11th September 2024
Cost £4,960.00
Cost description Part-Time students can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan to cover the costs of their higher education course in college. You pay this loan back when you finish your course and earn over 25,000. If you earn less than that, you wont have to repay anything
Attendance pattern Daytime

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All applicants are individually interviewed and assessed on their qualifications, skills and experience. However, you would normally: ? Demonstration of a clear Enhanced DBS check which confirms that there are no reasons why a candidate should not work with children ? Be in employment (either paid or voluntary) within an educational setting for at least four hours a week You will need a current and valid Level 3 early years/childcare qualification equivalent to 64 UCAS points (i.e BTEC

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Studied at NSCG Newcastle College, the Foundation Degree in Education is taught by experienced industry professionals and offers comprehensive coverage of the knowledge and skills required by those supporting learning and teaching through work based and college learning. The course will allow you to develop personal and transferable skills and enable you to make an immediate contribution within your working life. The course aims to develop an in-depth knowledge of teaching & learning incorpora

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Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses. Applicants will need to be working/volunteering within the education sector and a statement of support and commitment from the employer/mentor must be provided, which indicates the applicant?s potential to access and fulfil the full range of roles and responsibilities. Applicants should have undergone an enhanced disclosure check via the Disclosure and Barring Service in respect of your current role. *The cours

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You will be assessed mainly through course work; which is presented in a variety of styles which include essays, reports, presentations, and evaluated activity plans. You will be expected to relate your learning to your practice whenever possible. Work-based reflection and development forms a major part of the overall course content and assessment. Throughout the course, you will therefore engage in: ?Work-based tasks ?Creation of resources to support learning ?Reflection on organisational p

After successful completion of your Foundation Degree you will receive a graduation ceremony and you can progress onto a ?top-up? degree at University to achieve the full BA (hons) which may lead to a teaching qualification.

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Name NSCG Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group - Newcastle-under-Lyme Campus
Address Knutton Lane
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 2GB
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Email info.newcastle@nscg.ac.uk
Phone 01782 254254
Website https://nscg.ac.uk

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