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BA Honors in Early Childhood Education (BAECED)

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Introduction

The Department of Education of School of Social Sciences and Humanities is offering four years BA Honors in Early Childhood Education. This four years degree program in Early Childhood Education hopes to bring students in streamline of modern education through rigorous training and skill building. It will enable the graduates to enter the profession or pursue further higher education MS/MPhil leading to PhD in the desired field of Education. Following the tradition of ILM, UMT aims to fulfill the promise of quality education, ethical and moral training and secure future to its graduates.

A key feature of this course is the equal emphasis given to both the theoretical groundings of early childhood education and the practical application of knowledge and skills in a wide range of early childhood settings. A coordinated program of professional practice experiences at key points throughout the course allow pre-service teachers to make the connection between theory and practice, while building both professional and generic employability skills in a caring education environments. In addition, pre-service teachers have the opportunity to tailor their learning experience by specializing in their preferred areas of interest.

Why study ECE with UMT?

Early childhood education course is an exciting program that provides a well-respected qualification for teaching young children. We provide the professional training you need to promote positive development and learning in children, preschools or primary schools and childcare centers. You will not only be prepared for a career in early childhood teaching but you may gain insight into specialist knowledge for early intervention for children with special needs.

Experienced faculty, interdisciplinary exposure, hi-tech facilities and curriculum embedded with e-learning and use of media and latest techniques and technologies, student care, scholarships and available funding makes UMT an excellent choice for you.

Educational Value

Students interested in careers in early childhood education could specially benefit from this course of studies.  It will be valuable for students who are interested in teaching at public or private preschools and primary schools or they are interested in providing childcare in a home environment, such as nurseries or day cares to children aged from three to eight years.

Career opportunities

There is a shortage of skilled professionals in early childhood teaching across the world. Graduates may find jobs in public and private schools, day-cares, Montessori and Kindergarten pre-schools. Roles include early childhood teacher, generalist primary teacher, pre-school teacher, kindergarten teacher, and childcare professional. The scheme of studies and courses are benchmarked with international institutions of highest caliber. The successful graduates may easily proceed with their certifications for Gulf countries or North America and Europe.

Eligibility

It provides two entry levels

    After 12 years of study into full four years program and
    After 14 years of study into two years program

The students who have completed their twelve years of education equivalent to FA/F Sc and I.Com are eligible for entry into four years degree program.

 It also aims to provide practitioners currently working in the field of early childhood care and practice an opportunity to upgrade their qualifications, to further develop their skills and to enhance their existing knowledge through a part-time, flexible and accessible academic program.

* Internal and external credit hour transfer is also applicable

Chairperson

Dr. Seema Arif
seema.arif@umt.edu.pk

For Addmission Queries:

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