General information

Academic year: 2021/2022

Level: Bachelor

Type: Bachelor's Degree

Length of programme (full time): 4 AÑOS

Mode of delivery: Face-to-face

Level of qualification: Graduado(a) (MECES level 2 - EQF level 6)

Model of study: Full-time (42-60 ECTS per school year)

More info: programme website

Language(s) of instruction Spanish


Programme coordinator

Name: VERÓNICA, GUILARTE MORENO / veronicaguilarte@uNWG6eE7Elgr.es


Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)

  • Training for pre-school teachers (0112)

Main focus

The purpose of the Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education is to train professionals who are able to provide educational attention to children in both cycles of preschool education, and who are able to formulate and monitor the pedagogic proposal stated in Article 14 of Organic Law 2/2006 on Education (3 May 2006) and Article 43 of Law 17/2007 on Education in Andalusia.
Students in this degree programme will acquire solid personalized training that qualifies them as early childhood teachers in today’s knowledge society in relation to the different areas and tasks of this profession. Broadly speaking, according to the White Paper on Teaching (2005), this signifies that early childhood teacher will organise the interaction of each pupil with the object of knowledge. In other words, they will act as mediators so that teaching and learning activities are significant and stimulate the developmental potential of each pupil in cooperative group work. Degree holders will be able to design and organise intra- and interdisciplinary work, and collaborate with society to enhance the school. They will be able to analyse the context of their professional activity and plan it so that it is in consonance with an ever-changing society. They will be able to act as tutors and evaluate what pupils have learned. Furthermore, they will foment the critical spirit necessary to apply the knowledge acquired to different areas and professional contexts. Finally, graduates of this degree programme will promote respect of basic rights and equal opportunity, the universal accessibility for handicapped people, and the values of a culture based on peace and democratic values.

Competences

1. Know the aims, curricular contents and evaluation criteria of early childhood education.
2. Promote and facilitate learning in early childhood from a comprehensive and integrated perspective of the cognitive, emotional, psychomotor, and volitional dimensions.
3. Design and regulate learning spaces in contexts of diversity, which respond to the pupils’ individual educational needs, gender equality, fairness, and respect for human rights.
4. Promote social harmony inside and outside of the classroom and successfully obtain the peaceful resolution of conflicts. Graduates will also systematically observe contexts of learning and social harmony and be able to reflect on them.
5. Participate in group reflection on the acceptance of norms and respect for others. This includes fomenting the autonomy and individuality of each student as education factors of emotions, feelings, and values in early childhood.
6. Know and analyse the evolution of language in early childhood in order to identify possible dysfunctions and ensure a satisfactory outcome. Graduates will be able to successfully address language learning in multicultural and multilingual contexts, and be able to correctly express themselves both in oral and written form. They will also know how to use different techniques of expression.
7. Know and reflect on the educational implications of information and communication technologies, especially, television in early childhood.
8. Know the basic premises of child dietetics and hygiene. Graduates will also understand the basics of early attention as well as the premises and developments underlying psychological, learning, and personality construction processes in early childhood.
9. Know and understand the organisation of centres of early childhood education and the diverse actions involved in their functioning. Graduates will be aware that the teaching profession should be gradually perfected and adapted to the scientific, pedagogic and social changes throughout life.
10. Act as a guide for parents in relation to family education in early childhood (0-6 years) and have excellent social skills for dealing and interacting with each student’s family and group of families.
11. Reflect on classroom practices in order to innovate and improve teaching. Graduates will have acquired habits and skills related to autonomous and cooperative learning, which they will instil in their pupils.
12. Understand the function, possibilities, and limits of education in today’s society and the basic competences that affect the centres of preschool education and their professionals. Graduates will also know the models for quality improvement that can be applied in educational centres.

Programme qualification

Name of title awarded in original language

Graduado o Graduada en Educación Infantil por la Universidad de Granada

Qualification requirements

– The student must prove the level B1, in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– The student has to complete the ECTS credits of the study program distributed as follows:
Basic Formation (100 ECTS)
Obligatory (104 ECTS)
Optional (30 ECTS)
Practicum (44 ECTS)
Final degree project (6 ECTS)

Access to a regulated profession

Professional Status Early Childhood Teacher

Applicable regulations The profession of early childhood teacher is regulated in the Resolution by the Spanish Council of Ministers of 14 December 2007 (published in the Official Spanish Gazette, dated 21 December 2007) Order ECI/3854/2007, dated 27 December, establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that license graduates to practice the profession of early childhood teacher.


Programme courses

Course Name Year Period
APPLIED DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 3rd Year 1st Semester
ATTENTION TO DIVERSITY IN THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOM 2nd Year 2nd Semester
BASIC MATHEMATICS FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2nd Year 1st Semester
DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF INTERCULTURAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES 4th Year 1st Semester
DEVELOPING MATHEMATICAL THOUGHT IN YOUNG CHILDREN 3rd Year 2nd Semester
DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS 2nd Year 1st Semester
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 1st Year 1st Semester
DIDACTIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL RESOURCES APPLIED TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 3rd Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FRENCH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FRENCH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF CULTURE OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF CULTURE OF A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FRENCH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1st Year 2nd Semester
DIDACTICS OF LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: ENGLISH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE: FRENCH 4th Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF SCIENCE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2nd Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF SPANISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1 2nd Year 1st Semester
DIDACTICS OF SPANISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2 2nd Year 2nd Semester
DIDACTICS: TEACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE 1st Year 1st Semester
EARLY YEARS INTERVENTION FOR PUPILS WITH SPECIFIC NEEDS FOR EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT 4th Year 1st Semester
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 1st Year 2nd Semester
FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND ITS DIDACTICS: ENGLISH 1st Year 2nd Semester
FOREIGN LANGUAGE AND ITS DIDACTICS: FRENCH 1st Year 2nd Semester
INTERCULTURAL CURRICULUM 4th Year 1st Semester
LEARNING DIFFICULTIES/DISABILITIES 3rd Year 2nd Semester
MOTOR FUNCTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1st Year 2nd Semester
MULTILINGUALISM IN MULTICULTURAL EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS 4th Year 1st Semester
MUSIC EDUCATION AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY 4th Year 1st Semester
MUSIC IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1st Year 1st Semester
MUSIC, RHYTHM AND NON-VERBAL EXPRESSION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 4th Year 1st Semester
NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION 1st Year 2nd Semester
OPTIMISATION OF DEVELOPMENT AND RISK-PREVENTION IN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS 2nd Year 2nd Semester
ORGANISING THE SCHOOL AND THE CLASSROOM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 2nd Year 1st Semester
PEDAGOGY AND DIDACTICS OF RELIGION IN SCHOOL 4th Year 1st Semester
PERCEPTUAL AND MOTOR FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD MOTRICITY 4th Year 1st Semester
PRACTICUM 1 3rd Year
PRACTICUM 2 4th Year 2nd Semester
PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION IN THE FAMILY, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT 3rd Year 2nd Semester
SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION 1st Year 1st Semester
SYSTEMATIC OBSERVATION AND CONTEXTUAL ANALYSIS FOR INNOVATION AND IMPROVEMENT 2nd Year 2nd Semester
THE CHURCH, THE SACRAMENTS AND MORALS 4th Year 1st Semester
THE SCHOOL IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION: COMPARISON OF EDUCATIONAL POLICIES OF THE EU 3rd Year 2nd Semester
THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL SETTING AND ITS DIDACTICS 3rd Year 2nd Semester
THEORY OF EDUCATION: PEDAGOGICAL IDEAS AND PRACTICES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 1st Year 1st Semester
UNDERGRADUATE DISSERTATION 4th Year
VISUAL ARTS IN CHILDHOOD 2nd Year 2nd Semester

Admission information

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to students with the following degrees/ diplomas or studies, or any other recognized as equivalent to these:
A.1. Spanish Bachiller, European Baccalaureate or International Baccalaureate.
A.2. Baccalaureate from European Union Member States’ education systems or other countries withinternational agreements.
A.3. Advanced Technician in Vocational Training, Advanced Technician in Plastic Arts and Design orAdvanced Technician in Sports Education, from the Spanish Education System.
A.4.Studies carried out in European Union Member States or in other countries with international reciprocal agreements which meet the academic requirements in those States to access their university studyprogrammes.
A.5. Official Spanish university degrees of Diplomado, Arquitecto Técnico, Ingeniero Técnico, Licenciado, Arquitecto, Ingeniero, Graduado or Máster Universitario.
A.6. Partial (foreign or Spanish) university studies.

Access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is also possible for:
B.1. People over twenty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.
B.2. People over forty with work or professional experience related to a university field of knowledge.
B.3. People over forty-five after successfully passing a specific access test.

Likewise, access to Bachelor’s Degree programmes is granted to:
C.1. People meeting the requirements to enter university according to the Spanish Education Systemregulations prior to Ley Orgánica 8/2013, of December 9.

General regulations

Grading scale
In the Spanish university system, modules/courses are graded on a scale of 0 to 10 points with the following qualitative equivalence:
0-4,9: «suspenso»; 5-6,9: «aprobado»; 7-8,9: «notable»; 9-10: «sobresaliente». A special mention, «Matrícula de Honor» may be granted to up to 5% of the students in a group provided they have got a «sobresaliente». To pass a module/course is necessary to get at least 5 points.
In cases of recognition of ECTS, professional experience, cultural or sports activities, or student representation no grading will be recorded but, where appropriate, the word «Apto».

 

UGR Examination Regulations
https://docencia.ugr.es/sites/vic/docencia/public/inline-files/Normativa_de_evaluacion_y_calificacion_EN.pdf

 

More info on academic regulations at: 

https://ugrcat.ugr.es/en/about-ugr/#regulations

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