1 Year Course

Upgrading the competences of the preschool teacher to academic level
Description
In this course it is possible to study on a much deeper level all subjects concerning the development of young children in relation with how this affects the way they have to be taught.There is a strong integration of theory and practice: lessons learnt in the classrooms are practised in the field and the experience leads to exploring new areas of knowledge.
Throughout the course close individual supervision and support of a mentor is provided.

Special attention is paid to create a ‘lifelong learning attitude’, to be able to maintain professional quality after the course.

Practical experience
In the first term             9 hours/week
In the second term      12 hours/week
In the third term          16 hours/week
Target group
Preschool coordinaors
(Pre) school teachers
Anybody who wants to learn how to teach young children
Qualification needed
  1. 10 + 2
    for the students that only do the 1 year course at ECEC
  1. Bachelor
    Those with a Bachelor’s have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s in ECD Education after completing a fourth term at Kathmandu University.
Certification
  1. Preschool Teacher Training Certificate
    A certificate from three institutions: Early Childhood Education Centre, Kathmandu University and the NLA University College in Norway.
  1. Bachelor’s in ECD Education
    A degree for those with a Bachelor’s or an equivalent or higher degree, after studying an additional term at Kathmandu University.
Subjects taught
See the separate list
Medium
English language
Duration
1 year4 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday)

From 3 – 6 pm

Remarks
This course which has been developed in co-operation with Kathmandu University and a Norwegian University College.
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