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Masters degrees in Nursery Teacher Training equip postgraduates with the skills to explain and disseminate skills and learning techniques to pre-school children.
Taught PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) courses are typical for the field, though shorter Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma programmes are also available.
Entry requirements normally include an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject, such as Early Childhood Care or Education Studies. You will also be required to have attained a Grade C or equivalent at GCSE level for English Language, Maths and Science.
Often accredited by bodies such as the National College for Teaching and Leadership, these courses train you in the theories and methods surrounding professional practise for Nursey Teaching.
Placements are a key part of these courses, providing you with practical teaching techniques, experience of child behaviours, and a vocational introduction to the current curriculum.
Some courses offer specific Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) which is suitable for careers in children's centres, schools, private nurseries or childminding facilities. Your working role may also branch into areas such as social work and community care, or even working with charities both at home or abroad.
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Learn to teach five to 11-year-olds on this . Teaching Regulation Agency. (TRA)-accredited PGCE course. You’ll address the challenges of teaching in multicultural classrooms and gain hands-on practical experience during school placements. Read more
Current government reforms in education are focused on early childhood development and the importance of high quality early years provision in preparing young children for the best start in life. Read more
This Postgraduate Diploma in Early Years with Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) has fully funded places available for 2019/2020 and leads to Early Years Teacher Status, a qualification which is growing in popularity. Read more
This course equips you with the skills needed for the demanding task of teaching 3 to 7 year old children in nursery and infant schools. Read more
Apply by: 1 August (International), 1 September (UK/EU). Do you want to work with children from birth to five years old (including Reception) in the public and private sectors? Achieve Early Years Teacher Status (EYTS) in just one year with this Masters-level course. Read more
This programme will equip you with the skills, understanding and experience to become a leader of learning in a wide variety of Early Years settings, including primary schools, nursery settings and children’s centres. Read more
Do you want to qualify as a primary teacher in Scotland? This qualification enables you to qualify as a teacher in 36 weeks if you have a degree from an education institution in the United Kingdom or equivalent from outside the United Kingdom. Read more
UCB’s School Direct course is run in conjunction with. Wilson Stuart School . and. . Birmingham Nursery Schools Teaching Schools Alliance. Read more
The MEd in Early Years Pedagogue is suitable for students looking to pursue part-time study in this area. It's ideal for those seeking a qualification whilst working that will enhance professional practice. Read more
You can study this course part-time over two or three years, on campus or by distance learning. The two year route is eligible for the government postgraduate loan scheme, applicants who meet the standard criteria can apply for funding. Read more
Early Childhood Studies. education is globally recognised as being crucial for laying the foundations for lifelong learning and development, as critical aspects of social, emotional and cognitive development are established in a child’s early years. Read more
The Faculty of Education and Health at the University of Greenwich, hosts a wide selection of Postgraduate programmes in Education, Health and Psychology.