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Children are known for being a small bundle of joy. ‘Children will be children’ as many of us say.
Have you ever wondered how The Princess of Wales keeps Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis well-behaved during royal events? Well, it turns out that Kate Middleton has her own secret code for doing this.
Kate has also been hitting the headlines for her campaign work in the early years’ development sector. If you’ve read about this and find it inspiring, and want to know how you can follow in her footsteps, read on.
‘Let’s Take a Break’
Many of you might remember the young, mischievous Prince Louis sticking his tongue out at his mother during the late Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, right? In this case, you’ll also know that Kate’s reaction was praised by a team of expert commentators for how she managed to calm her son down. But how did she do it? It turns out that she uses a secret code to calm her children when they begin to misbehave in public; and that is that she simply says ‘let’s take a break’. This acts as their sign to behave and sit still, and we can be sure that there is likely to be consequences at home if they don’t listen!
Kate Middleton’s ‘Life Work’ Campaign
Probably the biggest reason why Kate is proving to be such an inspiration in the early years’ sector is due to her ‘Life’s Work’ campaign. Aspiring to call the project ‘Shaping Us’, the aim is to highlight the significance of the formative years of a child’s life, and subsequently raise the profile of children’s early years’ development.
Kate believes that the first few years of a child’s life are critical in terms of shaping the person that they will become as an adult, so we need to lay the foundations that help them progress as they grow, and develop.
Kate’s work is a long-term development that is bound to have a major impact on not only children themselves but also the passionate and caring individuals who are looking to enter the early years’ industry.
Study an Early Years Childhood Studies Degree
Think you have what it takes to shape someone’s future?
At the University of Bolton, we can help you support future generations in a playful career with a BA (Hons) Early Years Childhood Studies degree. Providing a link between course content and real-life situations, we can give you a thorough understanding of a challenging early years sector. Students gain access to teaching from our highly qualified lecturers who are committed to guiding students through the current theories and research that underpin early childhood practices. There is a strong work-based element to the course that will bring your learning to life and give you the skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
Course highlights include:
- Our childhood and youth studies courses have been voted first in the UK for Student Satisfaction*
- The course covers leadership and management in the early years sector, aiming to prepare you for additional responsibilities to help you progress
- We have close links and regular engagement with early years providers, employers, and practitioners, so we can ensure that our content is up-to-date and aligned with government policy and guidance
- Your final-year will give you the chance to carry out a small-scale research project focussing on an area of the early years sector that particularly interests you
Want to find out more? Head to the BA (Hons) Early Years Childhood Studies page to have a read of the full course page.
You can even come and meet us in-person at one of our upcoming Open Days. Take a tour of our friendly and inclusive campus, speak to current students and lecturers, and see our positive and supportive learning environment in action.
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*Complete University Guide – Student Satisfaction – UK - 2022