PDA Pedagogy of Play

PDA Pedagogy of Play recognises the importance of play and playwork in the lives of children and young people, and aims to develop and enhance the play knowledge and skills of those working with children and young people.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

This PDA Pedagogy of Play course at SCQF 8 contains two mandatory units:

Play Pedagogy: Review theoretical perspectives of play pedagogy (2 HN credits) (16 SCQF credits)

This unit is designed to allow you to explore diverse theoretical perspectives on play pedagogy for children and young people. The unit will give you opportunities to investigate key concepts through literature review, critically assess current influential ideas and theories, and reflect upon their impact on practice and the wellbeing of children and young people.

Play Pedagogy: Research play pedagogy in practice (3 HN credits) (24 SCQF credits)

This unit has been designed to allow you to develop practitioner research into play pedagogy underpinning practice for working with children and young people. You will have the opportunity to develop your understanding of research methodology and methods, and follow the stages of research, starting with the research problem/ question through to the presentation of findings. It also provides support in understanding research ethics

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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