School of Education
Bachelor of Education in
Early Childhood Education

An online Bachelor’s course designed for aspiring educators
Degree will be conferred by European International University, (EIU-Paris)

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Program Delivery

100% Online accelerated degrees

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Time to Completion

up to 3 years

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Total credit hours

90 Credits

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Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Education

Program Overview

You will gain an understanding how early childhood education shapes the development of younger children. Our B.Ed. course has been specifically designed with a focus on the all-round development of young children. On this course you will gain knowledge in varied topics like different methods of teaching, curriculum planning and framing, assessment, child psychology etc. Our course will help you to learn, understand, and apply the material from this course in real classrooms. A B.Ed. in Early Childhood Education can lead to a career in education, childhood development, nursery teaching, and many more. Graduates have found careers as early childhood educators, teaching assistants, child development practitioners, curriculum developers and more.

This program includes core areas of principles and approaches of early childhood education and curriculum planning based on the significance of play, imagination and creativity in children's development, and examine the current perspectives and practices. You will learn to consider early childhood curriculum models, children's wellbeing and their understanding. Deepen your understanding of assessment methods and its purposes and principles in early childhood settings. You will develop the skills, knowledge and experience to become a confident early year’s practitioner and will be ready to take on roles in early childhood education.

You will examine key points such as:

  1. Principles and approaches of early childhood education, factors affecting early childhood education alongside Educational Psychology
  2. Curriculum framework covering Stages of Development of young learners, Learning Areas – What to learn? What to teach?
  3. Curriculum Planning and Development, role of parents in early childhood education and Curriculum Review and Monitoring
  4. Applying varied methods like Montessori and Play way methods in learning and teaching with focus on special needs and learning differences
  5. Implementing Assessment – How to assess? What to assess? Who to assess? Alongside records and reports on the progress of children’s learning – Student Portfolios
  6. Interface between Kindergarten and Primary School – from kindergarten to primary school and classroom management
  7. Values and Attitudes Incorporation into the School Curriculum and opening a Nursery School

Upon completion of the B.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, learners will be able to:

  • Understand the position of Early Childhood Education and its principles, approaches and factors affecting early childhood education
  • Get a clear idea on Curriculum Framing, Planning and Development
  • Understand and apply Montessori method, Play way method and catering to Special Needs and Learning Differences in Early Childhood Education
  • Use teaching aids and comprehend Resource Management
  • Will know all about the purposes, principles and scope of Assessment to promote learning and development and the different modes of Assessment and Student Portfolios
  • Make learners settle down and manage young learners in the classroom with a focus on adaptation to new environment
  • Demonstrate knowledge in Developmental Characteristics, Basic skills, Values & Attitudes and Nursery School Organization

Admission Requirement

Online colleges have made higher education more accessible than ever before. This is great news for you because earning a college degree is one of the best ways to advance your career. EBC’s Learning experiences are tailored to your schedule. Every subject is designed keeping adult learners in mind and offers a flexible timetable to suit almost every lifestyle. Students are increasingly turning to online learning as a viable alternative to on-campus study. It could allow you to study abroad remotely, at a university not in your home country!

Every adult learner’s background and profile are different, and we address cases individually. Contact us to get your questions answered directly. Then, you will be ready to apply for admission. Please note that EBC does not provide visa and immigration services, because all our distance learning degree programs can be completed at home.

Admission to the Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) in Pre-Primary Education is open to students from all disciplines.

  • High School
  • Recognised Bachelor Degree in any field or equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are available
  • English Level – IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School is desired
  • Knowledge of Internet and browsing, MS Word and Online Research Skill is desired

Program Requirement

All our B.Ed. programs under Faculty of Education have three distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 6 Subjects with no credits*
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 50 credits and 10 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects, comes with 40 credits divided into 8 Specialized subjects

* Part one needs to be completed by students with no first degree and no experience in Teaching and gets 30 credits, which makes the program 120 credits for them.

To receive a degree in the program of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core and Specialization as prescribed in the program specification.
  • Obtain a score of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject.
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 18 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 42 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the entire program from expert teachers at no additional cost.

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (30 credits Optional)

  1. English
  2. Communication Strategies
  3. Digital Literacy
  4. Becoming a better learner
  5. Critical Thinking
  6. Research Skills & Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (50 credits)

  1. Foundations of Education
  2. Instructional Methods
  3. Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation in Education
  4. Professional Ethics in Education
  5. Educational Technology
  6. Issues and Trends in Special Education
  7. Psychology of Learning
  8. Research Methods in Education
  9. Introduction to Counselling
  10. Approaches to Classroom Management

Specializations (40 credits)

  1. Early Childhood Education
  2. Curriculum Framework
  3. Curriculum Planning
  4. Learning and Teaching – Montessori, Play Way Methods etc
  5. Assessment
  6. Settling down and managing of young learners in the Classroom
  7. Developmental Characteristics, Basic skills, Values & Attitudes
  8. Nursery School Organization

Fees

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 1950 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200,000 INR– If Paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Europe. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Degree and Transcript is issues by The European International University, Paris and a program participation certification is given by East Bridge College

Scholarships

East Bridge College offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, EBC may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships and Community Service Scholarship

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Career

Expand your horizons within and beyond the classroom with your bachelor's degree which provides you the opportunity to play a key role in the early childhood education. You can work as an early year’s teacher in schools and facilities that cater to an age group ranging from 0 to 8-year-old children (e.g. pre-primary and primary schools, nursery schools, day care centres, early years facilities). You will gain specialist skills that will qualify you for positions that involve implementing the right teaching strategies, optimising pedagogical ideas and planning lessons, supporting children for holistic development among other areas, advising the parents of these children and assuming management responsibilities.

A B.Ed. degree in Early Childhood Education is an excellent foundation for a career working with young children in varied educational and allied fields.

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

Pre-primary teacher, Early years teacher, Education consultant, Learning mentor, Play school teacher, Pre-primary school teacher, Teaching assistant, Curriculum developer etc.

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

Child psychotherapist, Children's caregiver, Community development worker, Counsellor, Educational psychologist and Speech and language therapist.

Further your career in Early Childhood Education with our Master of Arts in Education with Early Childhood Studies and doctorate degree. There are numerous opportunities in the fields of teaching and research for specialists in early childhood education.

Awarding Body

The European International University (EIU) – Paris is a private, independent higher education provider and has been successfully incorporated in Paris, France, (Registration at RCS No.: 839 980 851 R.C.S. Paris on 29 May 2018). EIU – Paris offers higher education programs that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector. All programs and services provided by EIU are internationally benchmarked through the audit and quality assurance processes, carried out by both the Ministry of Higher Education, France, as well as ASIC, U.K., on a regular basis.

The European International University (EIU) – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

The European International University (EIU-Paris) is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance to Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.

Through the academic affiliation arrangement between East Bridge College and The European International University, EIU-Paris all EBC programs are validated by The European International University, EIU-Paris. Hence by means of program validation and certification, EBC students who successfully complete their programs receive relevant degrees from EIU-Paris.

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