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University of Glasgow: Childhood Practice

Institution University of Glasgow View institution profile
Department School of Education View department profile
Web glasgow.ac.uk/education
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme is designed for current and aspiring leaders and managers in childhood practice who have, or are willing, to undertake a practitioner qualification. It provides a practice-based examination of the theoretical approaches important to leadership and management within childhood practice.

On successful completion of the diploma you will be given the opportunity to progress to masters and undertake the dissertation element.

On successful completion of the diploma you will be given the opportunity to progress to masters and undertake the dissertation element.

  • You will gain experience of relevant theoretical approaches which will develop an understanding of the leadership and management in childhood practice.
  • The programme will also develop research, writing and professional skills which will enable practitioners to register with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at a manager level.
  • You will review your own work experiences and use the findings to set your professional development targets within the programme.

You will take four core courses. Courses will be delivered through a combination of lectures, placements seminars, tutorials and group project work.

Core courses

  • CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES ON CHILDREN AND CHILDHOODS
  • DISSERTATION FOR CHILDHOOD PRACTICE
  • LEADERSHIP, VALUES AND VISION (WITH PRACTICE PLACEMENT)
  • PEDAGOGY, PRACTICE AND LEADERSHIP
  • PRACTITIONER ENQUIRY AND DECISION-MAKING

If you have a leadership role in a childhood practice settings (or are looking for such a role) the programme will enhance your personal and professional development. The MEd in Childhood Practice and Leadership helps support pedagogical leadership and systems leadership allowing those who work in childhood practice to develop their skills and knowledge and career prospects within the service.

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The University of Glasgow’s School of Education is  an ambitious, major international research-led institution with traditional roots in Scottish higher education. We invest in the future of education through world-class research that advances knowledge and practice. Respected for contributions to policy and practice, our teaching and research benefits from strong partnerships with education communities.

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The University has a history of changing the world and the School of Education is committed to nurturing the people who make it happen. …

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