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Teachers’ training for the early childhood education - a paradigm shift in terms of professionalisations

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  • Ph. D. Student Anca PETRESCU

    (University of Bucharest, Romania)

  • Ph. D. Student Mirela ROSU

    (University of Bucharest, Romania)

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    Specialized teachers’ education and professional training represents a fundamental issue for the quality of early childhood education services. Researchers agree that the staff in charge with the educational activities within this educational area should have a bachelor degree diploma for the graduation of a higher education institution and should benefit from a thorough psycho-pedagogical training. In the event this initial training level is not reached, the in-service professional development becomes essential to provide the necessary skills to ensure effective care and education services. This column intends to critically review the training routes of this teaching category at the European level, with emphasis on the changes that occured consequently to the need to professionalize the educator, perceived as the main mediator of values, as child’s partner in his evolution. We will equally argue on the importance of precocious linguistic education and early language learning.

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    Article provided by Editura Lumen, Department of Economics in its journal Conferinta Stiintifica Internationala Logos Universalitate Mentalitate Educatie Noutate - Lumen International Scientific Conference Logos Universality Mentality Education Novelty.

    Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
    Issue (Month): (February)
    Pages: 126-126

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    Handle: RePEc:lum:rev10b:v:1:y:2010:i::p:126
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