Early Years Teacher
Become an Early Years Teacher and make a difference to the lives of babies and young children
Manchester Metropolitan University are positively encouraging existing practitioners and new entrants to apply for a funded Early Years Initial Teacher training place. We are recruiting now for the September 2013 intake.
Manchester Metropolitan University is delighted to announce that it is the lead institution for The Early Years Teacher Northern Alliance. Using this website you can identify participating providers in your region and go to their respective sites for further information about their courses. Of course, you can also find information about how Manchester Metropolitan University is playing its part in ensuring the best possible outcomes for children in the north west region.
The Northern Alliance participating Regions and Colleges
Click on a region below for links to participating colleges, or use the map.
Yorkshire and Humberside
Aims of the Alliance
- To provide high quality training, assessment and awards for early years which recognise the positive influence that highly qualified and trained personnel can have on the lives young children and their families
- To provide a collaborative partnership with strong regional and geographic presence that meets government strategic priorities
- To recruit and retain Early Years Teachers who bring most direct benefit to children at the greatest disadvantage
- To recruit and retain students from under-represented groups (e.g. men and people from minority ethnic groups) to develop their knowledge, understanding and confidence to enter the workforce.
- To engage with, and respond to the needs of employers and practitioners in order that there is sufficient supply of high quality Early Years Teachers to meet demand
- To raise the status of the study of and work with young children, both within society generally and within the institutions of higher education