Foundation degrees are a work-related higher education qualification. A full-time Early Years foundation degree course generally takes two years to complete while a part time Early Years foundation degree takes three to four years.
Foundation degree Subject Intro: Early Years
Studying education normally entails a teacher training qualification, which will familiarise you with the national curriculum and classroom-based teaching. Alternatively, you may be interested in education for academic reasons, seeking to discover its impact on society.
You will need to develop the confidence to command a classroom of children or teenagers. Patience, an appreciation of child psychology and a solid understanding of educational practice is also important. Apart from teaching, there are opportunities in directing education policy and plenty of avenues for further study.
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