The B.ED Early Childhood programme focuses on training students with professional competence and dedicated focus on giving children from Zero (0) to Eight years the best possible start to life .
Incredible development takes place during the very few years of growth in children. The early childhood is seen as the most significant stage of any child’s development as the brain and psychological changes that occur impacts his or her entire life. The more stimulating the environment is for the child, the more he or she grows intellectually and learns rapidly.
The sensitivity of children during these stages makes it of utmost importance to ensure that they receive the best care and education in order for them to reach their full cognitive and social potential. The programme, therefore, covers in-depth study of child development and learning as well as units of study in key learning areas such as (languages, Arts, Mathematics, Health and Wellbeing and Science) and examines the important relationships between the early childhood educator, parents, caregivers and the community.
Upon successful completion of the programme, graduates will:
Following the Colleges of Education Act 2012, (Act 847) all Colleges may award diploma in Basic Education as they have now been raised to tertiary status. The College grades its products for the award of Diploma in Basic Education.