BA in Kindergarten Education
Eötvös Loránd University
EUR 2,200 / per semester **
31 May 2024*
Earliest start date
* Application starts 1 January 2024
** for EU/EEA students| €2600/semester: for non-EU/EEA students. Registration fee: €60. Entrance exam fee: €50
Kindergarten Educator Training offers the training of future professionals who possess theoretically based knowledge, skills, and competencies in pedagogy in order to complete the tasks of pre-school education. The aim is to train experts who are capable of and dedicated to educating 3-6-year-old children, after acquiring profound theoretical knowledge, competencies, and skills.
The task of the training is the expansion and renewal of the participants’ knowledge, the methodological shaping in the application of practical skills within the areas of interpreting integrated pre-school activities, complex and differentiated planning, organization and management. By the methodological culture and with conscious, psychologically, pedagogically and methodologically appropriate planning of the age-specific activity structure, the course will provide the students with optimal conditions for the development of children.
Strength of program
One main feature of the program is to provide top-level theoretical and practical knowledge on the field of early childhood education. Our faculty is the top institute of pre-school teachers’ training in Hungary.
Feedback about finding a workplace is very assuring; our students have had a great selection to choose from in the past years.
The Research Lab conducts research and organizes several events for students and practicing teachers, such as Workshops for Kindergarten Educators or Play Lab for pedagogical practitioners and parents.
The Early Childhood Lab runs a peer-reviewed journal called ‘Gyermeknevelés’. Each Volume has 3 Issues per year. The wide range of the topics covered by the periodical reaches from Early Inclusion to the Historic aspects of Education towards multimodal perspectives of Childhood Studies.
Our graduates will be able to plan and manage effectively process-related pedagogical activities that support child-centred, differentiated development which helps the unfolding of personality–while complying with the relevant educational documentation – using their acquired theoretical and practical knowledge during the course.
Our graduates will be able to teach 3-6-year-old children possessing knowledge in psychology, pedagogy, methodology and language skills, can apply activities effectively to the needs, motivation and way of thinking.
The kindergarten educator degree entitles the holder to fulfil positions at pre-schools under different ownership (local council, church foundation and private). The qualification enables our graduates to continue their studies at the MA level.
- Day-Care Teacher
- Kindergarten Educator