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Understand neuroscience as part of effective early years practice (Level 4 UNIT ONLY)

OCNNI
Early Years

Course Overview

The aim of this unit is to provide an in-depth understanding ofneuroscience in early years. Including the following;1. Understand the neuroscience of early brain development2. Understand neurons and their main functions3. Understand synaptogenesis4. Understand how the social brain develops This qualification aims to: • focus on the study of neuroscience in early years• offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge• provide further knowledge for those working in the early years sector.The objectives of this qualification are to: • support further progression within the early years sector• develop new practical skills for working with children from birth to seven years• support the Practitioner role in the workplace.
  • Start Date
    1 Sep 2023
  • Study Mode
    Part-Time
  • Duration
    1 Year
  • Campus
    Strand Road

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  • Course: Open College Network NI (OCN NI) Level 4 UNIT ONLY Understand neuroscience as part of effective early years practice
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Part Time
    Start Date: 01/09/2023
    (2740)
    Fees:
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Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Course Modules

  • Unit 1: Understand neuroscience as part of effective early years practice
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to improve their knowledge of early brain development. It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following early years education sector. Learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification.

ROI Requirements

This qualification is designed for learners who wish to improve their knowledge of early brain development. It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following early years education sector. Learners should be aged 18 or above to undertake this qualification.

Work Placement

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What's Next?

Further Study

This unit supports students continuing in higher education in subjects such as early childhood education, psychology, social care and children’s health

Career Prospects

This unit will support learners to understand brain development and this can further assist them when working with children and young people.

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