Education & Early Years students visit London

Education & Early Years Students Visit London

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On Wednesday the 1st of March, eleven Education and Early Years degree students from UCW travelled up to London for a few days of sight-seeing, educational visits and a West End production of Matilda.   Susie, Early Years Curriculum Coordinator, gave us the low down:  Staying at the ‘Wombat’s Hostel’ on Dock Street gave us a perfect location for getting …

Helen Bradford delivering guest lecture to Early Years degree students

Guest Lecturer, Dr Helen Bradford, Inspires Early Years Students

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Last week our BA (Hons) Early Years Education students got the opportunity to listen to an amazing talk from industry-professional guest lecturer, Dr Helen Bradford. Dr Helen Bradford is an independent early years consultant. According to the British Association for Early Childhood Education, “she has garnered extensive experience through her roles as an early years teacher, early years teacher trainer, …

Early Years Degree student sitting in UCW smiling

Early Years Education Degree at UCW: Leanne Tells All

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Now is an exceptional time to get your Early Years Education degree. With successive Governments attempting to improve standards in the Early Years sector, as well as huge demands for new teachers and school/nursery staff, it’s a perfect time to begin your career in this industry!   At UCW we offer both BA (Hons) Early Years Education and BA (Hons) …

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“The quality of the teaching was paramount” – Early Years Alumni Josh Shares Journey Since Graduation

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Hearing from our graduates and learning about their exciting journeys never fails to make us smile here at UCW! We recently caught up with Early Years and Education alumni Josh Shapland. Since graduating in 2018, started working as a Senior Education Worker for IntoUniversity. Centred around increasing education opportunities, IntoUniversity centres offer a welcoming home-from-home for young people: a safe space …

Early Years Author and Consultant Tamsin Grimmer Visits UCW!

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Students studying our Early Years, BA (Hons) degree were treated to a guest lecturer from author and Early Years consultant Tamsin Grimmer. Having worked as a teacher, EYFS adviser, Area SENCo, Childminder, Assessor and mentor for EYPS/EYTs Tamsin is now a self-employed Early Years consultant. Her evident wealth of knowledge is demonstrated further in her four published books with a …

Pandemic praise for early years practitioners

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Early Years and Early Childhood Studies degree students and graduates from University Centre Weston (UCW) have been praised for contributing to the country’s response to the Covid-19 crisis by caring for the children of other key workers. Many of the students have continued to work in nurseries, preschools and schools and as childminders throughout lockdown, looking after and educating the …