Early Years and Education FdA

Anglia Ruskin University




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About this course

You’ll gain knowledge about schooling as well as child development, play, safety, and equality. There is a particular emphasis on current challenges affecting early childhood and education services. You’ll do work placements and keep track of your progress in a professional development portfolio under the guidance of a mentor. There are no tests; instead, you will be evaluated during the course through essays, a reflective diary, reports, presentations, and participation in online forums.

Course benefits

You’ll acquire a diverse set of practical and analytical abilities.
You’ll strengthen your capacity for critical thinking about your work.
Your studies and tasks will be influenced by the environment in which you work.
It will provide you with a plethora of job opportunities.

This course will introduce you to a variety of job opportunities. You’ll be able to apply for positions in nurseries, schools, and playgroups. Additionally, it will benefit you if you wish to continue your education, such as topping up to a BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies in just one year.

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Anglia Ruskin University Recognition and Awards
Established in 1856 as the Cambridge School of Arts, Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) changed its name and became a university in 1992.   ARU has achieved Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and was named “University of the Year 2023” by Times Higher Education.

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