Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Care
This three-year Bachelor of Arts award is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education in Early Childhood Education and Care. The programme aims to equip the learner with knowledge, skills and competencies required for autonomous working practice in Early Childhood Education and Care.
A child-led transformational philosophy will underpin the programme to build authentic reciprocal relationships with children, parents, colleagues, the community, and other professionals. The programme is based on the contemporary principles of best practice as determined by Síolta, The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education (2006) and Aistear, The Early Childhood Curriculum Framework (2009).
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Why Study this course?
GMIT Mayo is a small campus where there is a close community of students. The lecturers at the campus are easily contactable and available to students
The degree is officially recognised as meeting the Professional Award Criteria and Guidelines for Initial Professional Education (Level 7 and Level 8) Degree Programmes for the Early Learning and Care Sector in Ireland
Our learners undertake 12 hours practice development per week, in an Early Years setting, which allows you to apply what you have learned in a real-world environment