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Degree in Early Childhood Education

240 credits - Faculty of Education

New requirement for 2020-21 academic year: personal aptitude test for admissions to Early Childhood and Primary Education degree courses

Title
Official
Start Year
2013-14
Minimum number of credits to be taken in the first year
  • 48 first-year subject credits for full-time students.
  • 24 credits for part-time students.
  • After the first year of registration, there is no minimum number of credits to take.
Public tuition prices per credit . Academic Year 2019-20
  • 1st registration : 16,21¤
  • 2nd registration : 36,02¤
  • 3rd registration : 77,97¤
  • 4th registration : 108,05¤

  Skills

Personal and Relationship Skills

  1. The ability to develop a positive, adapted professional self-concept, being aware of one's own abilities and limitations.
  2. The ability to promote social harmony and pacific conflict resolution, creating wellbeing and peacefulness inside and outside the classroom.
  3. The ability to acquire strategies for collaborative work, developing a respectful attitude towards different perspective, contracting opinions and diversity.
  4. The ability to maintain an ethical committed attitude towards the teaching profession within the framework of democratic, responsible and solidarity citizenship.
  5. The ability to promote a praiseworthy image of early childhood and respect for children's rights.
  6. The ability to promote educational values that defend gender quality and encourage a culture of peace.
  7. The ability to promote educational attitudes of environmental sustainability and respect.

Academic and Disciplinary Skills

  1. The ability to understand the foundations of physical, mental and environmental health in early childhood, and valuing their implications to design and lead health settings.
  2. The ability to analyse the educational implications of information and communication technologies. Acquiring strategies to implement them in early childhood education and developing a critical and ethical stance towards the exploitation of early childhood in the media.
  3. The ability to know and apply the bases of scientific and mathematical development in early childhood.
  4. The ability to analyse current sociocultural and family contexts.
  5. The ability to analyse reality from a systematic and integration perspective.
  6. The ability to analyse and develop the aims, syllabus content and assessment criteria for early childhood education.
  7. The ability to analyse the current organisational and educational contexts with a constructive-critical perspective.
  8. The ability to critically interpret and analyse education laws.
  9. The ability to recognise the evolutionary development and requirements of young children in early childhood. Recognising the value and evolutionary process of leisure and spontaneous pursuits as a key element to learning.
  10. The ability to recognise and analyse the key areas of social and emotional development by acquiring strategies that favour emotional control and expression.
  11. The ability to identify the evolution of language in early childhood, knowing how to identify possible difficulties and ensuring its correct development.

Professional Skills

  1. The ability to cover language learning in multicultural and multilingual contexts.
  2. The ability to promote the creation, interpretation and appreciation of arts and technologies as non-verbal cooperation and communication tools.
  3. The ability to develop communication techniques and strategies.
  4. The ability to express oneself fluently both orally and in writing, and mastering the use of different techniques of expression.