Honours Project (HIGH3006)
The Honours Project will normally focus on an issue that is of importance to a childcare sector. It is an opportunity for students to undertake the entire process of rigorous scholarly research, including problem formulation, design and execution of the investigation, analysis and reporting. This module draws on all aspects of the studies and experiences students will have undertaken as part of this degree programme and will demonstrate their ability to apply them to a major piece of independent academic work.
Curriculum, Planning and Assessment (HIGH3009)
The module explores different perspectives on curriculum, planning and assessment methods that will be of use in a variety of professional contexts. The ability to organise, discover themes and manage learning and development are essential skills in a leadership post. Students will experience planning for educational and developmental targets as well as experience planning for personal and emotional development in the context of health, lifestyle and personal growth.
Strategic, Operational and Multiagency Management (HIGH3201)
This module explores the strategies and processes adopted by a range of childcare agencies. It aims to develop extensive knowledge, critical understanding and effective skills covering: Determining the direction and scope of an organisation Creating effective processes to enable teams and multi-agency activities to achieve their objectives Managing resources and stakeholders
Key Issues in Childhood and Youth Studies (HIGH3202)
This module is intended to enable participants to focus on the most up to date, current issues relating to childhood and youth studies and to further develop the students ability to reflect upon and discuss complex professional dilemmas thereby strengthening their independent learning skills.
Consultancy in Childcare (HIGH3203)
This module is intended to enable participants to focus on the most up to date, current issues relating to childhood and youth studies and to further develop the students ability to reflect upon and discuss complex professional dilemmas thereby strengthening their independent learning skills
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