Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
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type Undergraduate
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Code T24
ID T24
  • T24
  • http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/qualifications/T24
Name Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
Label Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
Title Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
title Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
Award level Undergraduate
Level Undergraduate
Min award points 120
Alternative Children and Families
Resource You will need a computer with internet access to study for this qualification. For most OU qualifications a Microsoft Windows (new since 2007), Apple Mac (OS X 10.6 or later) or Linux computer should be adequate.However, some qualifications require more specific IT equipment, in which case you will need additional software to use an Apple Mac or Linux computer. A detailed technical specification for your modules will be made available when you register.Please note, technical specifications do change over time to match computer developments and the way we teach.
support The Open University is the world’s leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning. Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether you’re at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you’ll be supported throughout your studies – your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues. Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
abstract Investigate key issues and debates about childhood, child development, child psychology and children's rights, and apply your knowledge to your own life or work environment.
Outcome <div><p>This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:</p><ul><li>Knowledge and understanding</li><li>Cognitive skills</li><li>Practical and professional skills</li><li>Key skills</li></ul><p>The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment ? which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; elearning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.</p></div>
description <div><p>This certificate is ideal if you want to develop your interest in health and social care in the area of working with children, young people and families. It's especially suited if you're directly engaged in this area (or hope to be) as a paid or unpaid worker or carer. You will be introduced to key issues relating to the welfare of children and young people, including how health and social care services and practices are organised.</p></div>

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