Understanding the Education System in England

Ref: C3531021

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During the taster session you will be provided with information and underpinning knowledge relating to England's education system. You will have opportunities to learn through a variety of activities relating to; different types of education settings, key stages of children and adult learning and relevant laws and legislation associated with England's education system.

Course aim

The course is an introduction to England's education system with a view to understanding the different stages and progression routes provided by a variety of provisions.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • List 4 or more types of education settings
  • Identify a curriculum subject of children's learning
  • Illustrate the key stages of children's learning
  • Recognise 1 or more acronym associated with Englands education system

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Understanding the Education System in England

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Due to face to face teaching being suspended unfortunately this course is not currently available for enrolment.

We are launching a range of online courses shortly that may be of interest to you so sign up here to hear more.

Enrolment Conditions

This course is funded by the West of England Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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