NCI’s Centre for Education and Lifelong Learning is now offering a daytime BA (Hons) in Early Childhood Education and Care.
Next Wednesday 21st of April at 18.30, we are excited to host an Information Event particularly for school leavers interested in this course.
Below are my suggestions as to why you should consider this as you first choice option.
5 Reasons to Study for a Degree in Early Childhood Education and Care
1. Learn the most important job in the world
Early childhood educators teach, nurture and care for children at the the most sensitive and significant stages of their lifelong learning journeys. What could be more important than that!
2. Explore how children learn through play
Study the science of childhood development to find out how children learn through play and exploration. Witness the fascinating process of the development of thinking, speech, social awareness and a sense of personal identity in the early years.
3. Develop practical skills in workplace settings
Experience the full dynamic of early childhood education and care through your placement setting and learn how to connect your knowledge with practical skills.
4. Harness your ‘fun’ self
Teaching children requires a special talent for seeing the world through their eyes.
This means you will need to act, play, have fun, make art and appreciate the zany world of the imagination.
5. Open the door to future career options
Graduates with a BA in Early Childhood Education and Care are qualified learning professionals. You will be well equipped to work and to supervise in early learning settings. You can also choose to further your studies through an MA in Educational Practice or a teaching qualification to teach in the Further Education sector.