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Early Years: Leadership and Management Foundation Degree FdA

Where taught Attendance UCAS code Campus code Year of entry
Kensington and Chelsea College 2 years full time (employment based) XN12 T 2015 and 2016
Kingston College 2 years full time (employment based) XN12 K 2015 and 2016
NEWTEC 2 years full time (employment based) XN12 U 2015 and 2016

Please apply for this course via the UCAS website using the relevant code.  You must also contact your chosen college directly.

Why choose this course?

If you are currently working in an early years setting and want to progress to Level 5 and develop your leadership and management skills, this sector-endorsed, work-based course enables you to 'learn as you earn' by combining workplace learning with part-time study at one of the local colleges featured in the table above.

The course offers you an opportunity to gain knowledge and understanding of leadership and management within an Early Years context.

What will you study?

The course covers important aspects of leadership and management as well as the care, development and education of young children that you will need as an experienced practitioner and/or manager. A key feature is that you gain academic credit for the learning you gain within the workplace. This course can also provide a progression route to a BA(Hons) degree.

Module listing

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list. Those listed here may also be a mixture of core and optional modules.

Year 1

  • Personal and Professional Development Through Reflective Practice
  • Child Development, Observation and Assessment
  • Child Protection and Ethical Practices of Working With Children
  • Leadership and Management of Identity

Year 2

  • Leadership and Management of the Early Years Setting
  • Historical and International Perspectives of Early Years Education
  • Leadership and Management of the Organisation
  • Special Project

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This course is taught at Kingston College; NEWTEC, Kensington and Chelsea College

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