The current national and international priorities focus on tackling inequality through raising attainment and reducing poverty. Current policy frameworks are underpinned by UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989) and tackle inequality through working sensitively supporting and involving families, early years intervention and improvement, literacy and pedagogy and practice. These approaches are core to the MEd Early Years which is primarily aimed at professionals working in the Early Learning and Childcare sector in its widest definition (school and Early Learning and Childcare settings, health and social work), who are addressing these agendas and supporting their own development and of and others.
You can exit after 12 months with PgCert Early Years
You can exit after 24 months with PgDip Early Years
A first degree in a relevant discipline and normally two years’ practical experience of working in an early learning and childcare context.
Distance and Flexible learning
School of Education and Social Sciences