Course description

This course will introduce you to Education in its many forms. 

You will explore: 

  • What education is 
  • What the purpose of education is 
  • The underlying theories of children and adult education. 

This course if for anyone who wishes to work in an education setting or anyone wanting to learn more about education in the UK.  

What can this course lead to?

This course will support you to progress onto further short courses with us. Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

This is a one-day course for

  • 15 September 2022

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, there will be a cost of £17.50 plus an additional fee if you choose to stay over. The vast majority of students are eligible to study for free and we will confirm when you apply.