- Validated by:
University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
- UCAS code: L530
- Institutional code: H65
The FdA in Children, Young People and their Services programme will provide you with a broad understanding of underpinning policy and key theories relating to all aspects of work with children and young people and how these relate in practice. By increasing your knowledge base and encouraging you to reflect on the application of theory and policy in practice, there is a strong focus on helping you to become a more effective, and reflective, practitioner within your work role.
Across both years of the programme, knowledge and understanding of key topics and developments, such as safeguarding and welfare issues, government initiatives, updates in legislations and improvements in policies within children and young people’s services, will be enhanced through educational visits and guest speakers.
Teaching is delivered by a team with varied experience and substantial specialist knowledge in working with children and young people. As a result, a wide range teaching, learning and assessment methods are employed, including lectures, seminars, debates, display work, essays, case studies, presentations, reports, research activities, portfolios and group work.
You will have access to learning resources at the Hugh Baird University Centre and the University of Central Lancashire, including e-learning resources and the opportunity to use Athens.
You will also undertake 48 days experience in a work related setting each year on the full time course (pro rata for the part time course).