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Are you a teacher, trainer or other educational professional? Do you have a responsibility for safeguarding learners? Would you like an up-to-date and current refresher in both safeguarding processes and responsibilities and how to minimise radicalisation - a requirement under the Government’s PREVENT agenda? If so, you will find this course and accredited qualification useful.
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To secure a place on this course, you must attend an information/interview session.
You will be assessed through a series of tasks, some written and some practical (such as presentations, group and professional discussions) to evidence outcomes.
You need stationery only.
Our courses require a minimum of eight enrolments to run. You will be notified one week prior to start date if the course is NOT going to run.
Going to university simply wasn't an option when teaching assistant Caroline Keeton left school in the 1980s. But, more than 30 years on, the 51-year-old mum of two is about to start a top up degree course after completing a foundation degree in Children's and Young People's Services with Derby College. Caroline, who left school at 16 with just a handful of CSEs, discovered her interest in learning when she began work as a TA and took a course in childcare. Encouraged by how well she took to studying, she enrolled on a level 4 diploma at Derby College and a PTLS Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) course. Caroline – whose two adult daughters both studied for their A levels at Derby College's Joseph Wright Centre – now plans to use her degree to enhance her current role at a Long Eaton primary School. Rather than train to be a teacher after graduation she wants to become more involved in educational research projects within the existing TA job she loves. Going to Derby College has given Caroline the self-belief she needed to go on to higher education.
She added: "Caroline Friel, our lecturer, played a major part in my decision, and that of other students on my course, to go on and get a degree.