Courses Catalogue

Orientation On Teacher Education

COURSE CODE: ECP 7102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Early Childhood, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

The course introduces the learners to the traditional, contemporary and emerging theories, approaches and models in early childhood education. It focus on  the thrusts of pre-primary teacher education, principles and requirements of early childhood education. It also includes the Code of Ethics, protection and well-being of children, families and communities.

Course Aim

The course aims to introduce students tovarious approaches and models of early childhood care and development nationally and internationally and how these can be applied in the Ugandan early childhood education context.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course students should be able to:

1. Identify the approaches and models of early childhood care and development

2. Examine the principles underlying the ECD models and approaches.

3. Demonstrate how these models and approaches can be applied in a Ugandan ECD Context.