Supporting Teaching and Learning

Diploma Childhood Studies

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Subject Area
Childhood Studies
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Wythenshawe Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

Harpurhey Campus
(Part Time Non Released - 1 year)

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If you are wanting to gain an in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when working directly with children and young people in school and college environments, then this course is for you; it provides learners with additional and in-depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed when furthering their support skills in an educational environment.
The qualification covers all aspects of specialist support including planning, delivering and reviewing assessment strategies to support learning alongside the teacher, bilingual support, special needs support, personal development and reflective practice.

For 16-18 courses unless the course is a T Level or Foundation Year this isn't required
- Students must have a Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification or be employed as a Teaching Assistant

This course will be assessed through assignments and observations of workplace practice.

Successful completion of this qualification allows progression onto a level 4 Foundation Degree in childhood and youth studies. Choose to progress on to degree-level study with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship.

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The cost of this course is £2,225.

Adult funding is available.

If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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