What career opportunities can this lead to?
Why take this course?
Would you like to develop your knowledge and critical understanding of supporting learning and take your education support role to the next level? If so this course is for you. The Foundation Degree: Learning Support is designed for employed and voluntary teaching assistants, early years practitioners and aspiring teachers who wish to gain a professional recognition via a university level qualification.
What opportunities might it lead to?
Achievement of the foundation degree provides a recognition of both professional and academic achievement. Successful completion of this course gives you the option to progress to an appropriate BA degree, such as the BA (Hons) Education Studies offered at the University of Portsmouth. It may also be used as a stepping stone to Qualified Teacher Status or to promotion in learning support roles.