Short courses
Education, Early Childhood & Youth

Poverty in Childhood and Youth

You consider the challenges for children and young people who are growing up in poverty and the damaging effects poverty has on their social and emotional well being, cognitive development,educational attainment, health and life chances. You examine government policy and research to reflect on challenges for the future.You learn about what poverty is, what it means to grow up in poverty, the effects of poverty on early childhood development and educational attainment, long-term effects of poverty and early years’ policy related to poverty.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Details to be confirmed April 2019
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information

This course will be running as part of Summer University 2019. Details will be available from April 2019.

You can apply for multiple Summer University certificate courses on one application form (up to a maximum of 30 credits).
Courses appear as University Certificate of Credit on the apply online tab.

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How you are assessed

You will produce a poster which demonstrated your knowledge and understanding of the effects of growing up in poverty in educational aspirations, attainment and life chances. You will be given tutorial support to assist with this.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Details to be confirmed April 2019
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information

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