**Reasons to choose Kingston**
– More than 99 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).
– You can learn while you earn, combining a minimum of 16 hours’ workplace learning with part-time study at a local college. Once you complete the course you’ll have 240 academic credits.
– Rather than written exams, you’ll be assessed through a variety of assignments.
**About this course**
This Sector-Endorsed Foundation Degree in Early Years (SEFDEY) approved course combines academic study with work-based learning.
It is run in collaboration with partner colleges across London and Surrey.
The course covers a wide range of critical and contemporary issues in the field of education and other related sectors. It explores international perspectives, child protection, communication theories and multi-professional practice. You’ll examine theoretical and practice-based knowledge to support approaches to working with children from birth to five years of age.
Foundation Year 1 Core:
Personal and Professional Development through Reflective Practice.
Child Development, Observation and Assessment.
Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working with Children.
Foundation Year 1 Optional:
Inclusive Education and Interprofessional Perspectives.
Foundation Year 2 Core:
Historical and International Perspectives of Early Years Education.
Foundation Year 2 Optional:
Early Years Pedagogy and Practice.
Effective Communication Skills.
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