Academic year: 2021/2022
Type: Bachelor's Degree
Length of programme (full time): 4 YEARS
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)
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Language(s) of instruction Spanish
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“La Inmaculada” Teacher Training Centre / Granada campus
Field(s) of education and training (ISCED-F)
- Training for pre-school teachers (0112)
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.
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.
Name of title awarded in original language
Graduado o Graduada en Educación Infantil por la Universidad de Granada
– 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.
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.
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».
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