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Early Childhood Studies: Study trip to the Gambia

During this field trip there will be a range of activities planned with an early years focus, including at least one visit to a school and one to a nursery.  There will also be visits to local communities, villages, market towns, beaches, countryside etc. We will be considering issues around the well-being of young children in The Gambia, including the provision of early years care and education.

Key information

Expected hours of commitment: 40

Who can participate?: Year 2 and 3 BA Early Childhood Studies and Year 2 BA Educational Studies

Suitable for which level?*: 5,6

Will this activity appear on my HEAR?: No

Which graduate attributes will I develop with this activity?

Main skills developed
The resilient and thriving individual

Other skills developed
The critical and creative learner
The sustainable and global citizen
The competent and confident professional

Is there a cost?
850

Further information

marilyn.wells@plymouth.ac.uk

*Levels explained

Level 4 is the equivalent of first stage undergraduate study (e.g, Certificate of Higher Education)

Level 5 is the equivalent of second stage undergraduate study (e.g. Diploma of Higher Education, Foundation degree)

Level 6 is the equivalent of final stage undergraduate study (e.g. Bachelors degree)

Level 7 is postgraduate study (e.g. Masters degree)