SG 242 – BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Education

Area:
Sligo
Price: -
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

CAO CODE: SG242 This course is designed for those interested in working with young children in a range of educational settings. Quality provision of education and care in a child’s early years is fundamental to helping them to develop their full potential. This is particularly beneficial to children with special needs or from disadvantaged backgrounds. The course combines theoretical studies with two work placements allowing students to develop their practical skills in a carefully supervised environment. • Thorough understanding of child development, of Irish society and of the particular skills of caring and educating to young children • Expert knowledge of the childcare industry • Expert knowledge of funding and administrative structures • Expert knowledge of the needs of parents and schools