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Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Education, bachelor's studies, 180 ECTC (distance studies)

Objectives:

To create opportunities for the acquisition of broad education in Educational Sciences in the area of early childhood education; to support the formation of skills to work in jobs that require early childhood education teacher’s knowledge; to create opportunities for continuation of studies in early childhood education teacher at a Master’s level.

Outcomes:

- has basic knowledge in educational sciences, systematic knowledge pre-school education, knows the principles of child development, subject didactics and methods of scientific research

- knows how to integrate theoretical knowledge into practical work with children and adults

- knows how to create a favourable intellectual and physical environment for child development

- knows how to plan, integrate, analyse critically and evaluate pedagogical processes

- is able to search information by using various information sources in the area of pre-school education and to orientate in specific questions and problems of the field

- knows how to conduct empirical research, write and formalise a Bachelor thesis

- know how to reflect upon one's activities, evaluate one's needs for self-education and further training, as well as one's possibilities to continue at a post-graduate (Master´s) level