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Course Overview
 

A glance at the titles of the individual modules (click the ‘Snapshot’ tab above) shows you just what this fantastic course is about. It also provides detailed advice and information to help you properly support children's learning and development.

The teaching and assessment of this course integrates the 4 basic themes of EYFS, which are as follows:

A unique child

Positive relationships

Enabling environments

Learning and development

These 4 themes, which underpin the principles of EYFS and guide the work of all early years practitioners, form the backbone of the course delivery, and are then further broken down into “bite sized chunks" to make study and continuous progress as easy and logical as possible. This approach, also enable students and practitioners to reflect on their own practice. It gives them the opportunity to explore ways of enhancing the way they deliver the framework and improve its effectiveness.

Students undertaking the course for professional development will also need to complete an additional CWDC (Childcare Workforce Development Council) listed qualification, such as the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) course, but this course provides you with a solid foundation to help you to progress on to such a programme. 
 
Course Materials
 

One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that we deliver the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch. This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the course, and chart their progress much more effectively.

The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers breaks up and interrupts the learning process. It actively prevents students from moving faster through sections they are more confident with, or taking more time over the deeper concepts that require more thought and comprehension.

The course is accredited by NCFE, who are an awarding body regulated by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, The Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales, and the Council for Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

The course can be completed in 12 months and is achievable by even the busiest professional.

Although there are no entry requirements to take the course, you do need a reasonable level of literacy to be able to both understand the concepts introduced, and get the most out of the materials.

Great news! We are now able to offer a next day delivery service that provides you with a specific time slot by email or SMS for when your course materials will arrive. No more sitting in all day!

EXCLUSIVE HIGH-VALUE PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS - FREE!

When you become a Student of My Distance Learning College you are eligible to receive the following:

1. A fully functioning business website, with free personal domain name and hosting for one year worth at least £175

2. Personal listing in an online directory exclusively for graduates of My Distance Learning College Courses, which lets the world know of your success and achievement - worth £39.99

3. Career consultancy and free CV appraisal by one of the industry leaders in the UK - worth £64.99

4. Employment tools, including expert advice on interview preparation - worth at least £67

Total Value is a minimum of £346.98 – it's almost as if you're getting your course for nothing!

What are you waiting for – order TODAY and get your career into overdrive!

Great news! We are now able to offer a next day delivery service that provides you with a specific time slot by email or SMS for when your course materials will arrive. No more sitting in all day!

Learning Outcomes

RECOGNISE THE STAGES OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT

RECOGNISE THE IMPORTANCE OF KEEPING CHILDREN SAFGE WITHIN THE EARLY YEARS SETTING

UNDERSTAND HOW TO SUPPORT LEARNING

UNDERSTAND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO OBSERVE, PLAN AND ASSESS

UNDERSTAND HOW TO SUPPORT CHILDREN

RECOGNISE THE IMPORTANCE OF AN EFFECTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

UNDERSTAND ACTIVE LEARNING

Unit 1 – Context and principles for early years provision

Early Years Foundation

Legal Framework

National Curriculum

Developmental Milestones

Principles and Practice

A Unique Child

Overall Health

Positive Relationships

Learning and Development

A Unique Child: Child Development

Development

Communication

Learning

A Unique Child: Inclusive Practice

Equality and Diversity

Children’s Entitlements

Early Support

A Unique Child: Keeping Safe

Discovering boundaries

A Unique Child: Health and Well-Being

Physical Well-Being

Emotional Well-Being

Unit 2 – Promoting learning and development in the early years

Areas of Development

Personal, Social, and Emotional Development

Communication, Language, and Literacy

Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Numeracy

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Physical Development

Creative Development

Areas of Responsibility and Early Years Foundation

Play based learning

Active Learning

Enabling Environments

Unit 3 – Promoting children's welfare in the early years

Welfare

Safeguarding and Promoting Children

Child Abuse

Signs of abuse

Physical Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Sexual Abuse

Neglect

Bullying

The Key Person

Promoting Health

Cross Infection

Food Allergies

Healthy Eating

Routines

Personal Hygiene

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Career Prospects
 

When you have successfully completed this course you will receive a Level 3 Certificate of Achievement in Early Years Foundation Stage Practice from NCFE, who are one of the U.K.'s largest accreditation awarding bodies.

This course is designed to help you build your confidence to move onto a nationally recognised programme, such as the Children and Young People's Workforce course.

Can anyone do the course?
 

Anybody with a reasonable standard of general education will be able to cope with the academic demands of the course. If you can read and write well enough to complete a job application, and have a good grasp of basic maths (add, subtract and divide) you should have no problems. The course materials are written in simple everyday language and the answers to your assignments will be completed in the same style.

In addition to the comprehensive course materials provided, you will receive a Study Guide to assist you, and, of course, you will have the support of your tutor.

What’s actually in the course?
 

The course covers the areas of study listed above through detailed exploration of the subject matter. You will also receive tasks and prompts for further personal exploration, plus research to carry out. This will also help you to keep track of how much you have learned. There are plenty of examples in the course materials, but personal research is expected at this level, so be prepared to use your initiative to fully answer the assignments.

What will I get from the course materials?
 

The course materials and accompanying tasks will help you to develop the necessary knowledge and confidence to successfully complete the tutor marked assignments. The tasks are designed to encourage you to apply your knowledge, and help you to develop relevant research and academic writing skills.


How do I send in my work?
 

You submit your assignments one at a time for marking through our iLearn it Easy online portal. This enables your tutor to properly assess the standard and style of your work for each section, and give you feedback which will be used on your next assignment; a process of continuous improvement. On obtaining feedback and comment you will either move on to the next assignment or review or rework the one you submitted.

What happens if I fail an assignment?
 

Don't worry, your tutor give you some pointers as to where you could improve, and will ask you to resubmit your assignment once you have reworked it.

What do I receive when I order the course?
 

We will send you ALL the course materials. This consists of a folder and Study Guide, plus a package of bonus materials and items to enhance your learning experience.

Is there a time limit or any deadlines?
 

The course should be completed within 12 months, but can be extended for a small fee if you require more time. As a rough guide, depending on your circumstances and commitment, the course can be completed in about 100 study hours. There are no other deadlines to meet.

Is there a word count for my assignments?
 

There are generally no word counts given for the tutor marked assignments, but it is important that you demonstrate to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions; a comprehensive Study Guide is included with the course. Many students start slowly at first, particularly if it's some time since they carried out any study, but your tutor will give guidance to help and encourage you to improve.

What if I don’t like the course? Can I send it back?
 

Yes, if you are not happy with the course and feel it is not for you, you can return it within 7 days in accordance with the terms and conditions on our web site: www.mydistance-learning-college.com .

Do I need a computer to take the course?
 

Yes, you will need access to email and the Internet to submit assignments and do research. You will also need to word process your assignments. If you do not have Microsoft Office (or a similar package), we recommend that students download Open Office , which is free to download and use.

Is the course paper-based or online?
 

The course is paper-based and comes in a sturdy folder. Alternatively, start your course immediately and save £££’s by studying exclusively online, with full access to your course materials and tutor support, studying has never been easier!

No Final Exam!
 

If the prospect of exams frightens the life out of you, there is even more good news. There is no final exam!

The low price of the course includes dedicated tutor support, regular critique and feedback, and all assignments are marked by one of our professional tutors. You can even pay by instalments if funds are tight.

What is working in early year’s foundation stage?

Working in early years requires early years practitioners help young children in their development, mentally and physically. This is the stage before children enter school full time.

Why did you decide to work in early years?

Before having my son (aged 5) I was working as an admin assistant and after my son was born I decided not to go back into work as my husband’s salary was more than enough for our family income. My son has recently began school in year one, and I became bored very easily and wanted to go back into part time work, however I did not want to go back into admin. A part-time position came up in foundation school in my son’s school which I applied for and took up. It was perfect as I wanted a career change and the hours were to suit.

What is involved in working in early years on a day to day basis?

Early years practitioners would be expected to help with supervising activities the children are doing, be conscious of health and safety, learn children new skills and assist in any outings.

What are the entry requirements to work in early years?

Generally, there are no set requirements to work in early years, employers will generally look for a standard education such as GCSE’s. Some employers may expect a specific qualification such as Level 1 Award in an Introduction to Early Years Settings.

What can I expect to earn working in early years?

Starting salaries start from £10,000 - £12,000 a year

Early Years Foundation Stage

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Course Overview
 

A glance at the titles of the individual modules (click the ‘Snapshot’ tab above) shows you just what this fantastic course is about. It also provides detailed advice and information to help you properly support children's learning and development.

The teaching and assessment of this course integrates the 4 basic themes of EYFS, which are as follows:

A unique child

Positive relationships

Enabling environments

Learning and development

These 4 themes, which underpin the principles of EYFS and guide the work of all early years practitioners, form the backbone of the course delivery, and are then further broken down into “bite sized chunks" to make study and continuous progress as easy and logical as possible. This approach, also enable students and practitioners to reflect on their own practice. It gives them the opportunity to explore ways of enhancing the way they deliver the framework and improve its effectiveness.

Students undertaking the course for professional development will also need to complete an additional CWDC (Childcare Workforce Development Council) listed qualification, such as the Children and Young People's Workforce (QCF) course, but this course provides you with a solid foundation to help you to progress on to such a programme. 
 
Course Materials
 

One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that we deliver the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch. This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the course, and chart their progress much more effectively.

The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers breaks up and interrupts the learning process. It actively prevents students from moving faster through sections they are more confident with, or taking more time over the deeper concepts that require more thought and comprehension.

The course is accredited by NCFE, who are an awarding body regulated by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, The Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales, and the Council for Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

The course can be completed in 12 months and is achievable by even the busiest professional.

Although there are no entry requirements to take the course, you do need a reasonable level of literacy to be able to both understand the concepts introduced, and get the most out of the materials.

Great news! We are now able to offer a next day delivery service that provides you with a specific time slot by email or SMS for when your course materials will arrive. No more sitting in all day!

EXCLUSIVE HIGH-VALUE PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS - FREE!

When you become a Student of My Distance Learning College you are eligible to receive the following:

1. A fully functioning business website, with free personal domain name and hosting for one year worth at least £175

2. Personal listing in an online directory exclusively for graduates of My Distance Learning College Courses, which lets the world know of your success and achievement - worth £39.99

3. Career consultancy and free CV appraisal by one of the industry leaders in the UK - worth £64.99

4. Employment tools, including expert advice on interview preparation - worth at least £67

Total Value is a minimum of £346.98 – it's almost as if you're getting your course for nothing!

What are you waiting for – order TODAY and get your career into overdrive!

Great news! We are now able to offer a next day delivery service that provides you with a specific time slot by email or SMS for when your course materials will arrive. No more sitting in all day!

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