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You’ll be introduced to a variety of themes relating to primary education, and you’ll gain the knowledge and skills needed to work collaboratively and equitably in a range of settings. An interdisciplinary approach will also broaden your understanding of childhood and children’s lives and development.

Key features of the Education Studies (Primary) certificate at The Open University

– Offers a practice-focused qualification suitable for people working, volunteering or seeking to work in schools or in the wider education sector
– Covers the key themes relating to primary education and the curriculum areas of English, mathematics and science
– Explores the emotional, physical, social and cultural development of children
– Lays sound foundations for further study relevant to careers in teaching and other roles within education
Career relevance

A Certificate of Higher Education in Education Studies (Primary) gives you a sound foundation for further study relevant to a range of roles relating to primary education. It is also relevant to other careers within childcare, health, education, play work and working with families and young people.

It will develop your understanding of practices and policies that affect children, and introduce you to many new aspects of the subject. If you’re considering teaching as a career, you’re strongly advised to check with your training provider about their entry policy for initial teacher education (ITE) programmes, as requirements vary between different universities.

Scholarship Option

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