School of Education
Master of Arts in Education with
Pre and Primary Teaching

An online Master’s course designed for educational professionals
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 2 years

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Total credit hours

90 Credits

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Master of Arts in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching

Program Overview

Develop an understanding of the processes and methods of education with specific focus on Pre and Primary Teaching

The Online Master of Arts in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching from East Bridge College is designed to provide you with an in-depth knowledge in the domain of education and will make you adept at taking responsibilities in the following areas - designing 21st century classroom, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation.

This particular Master’s program gives particular focus on the varied aspects of pre and primary teaching. Pre and primary teaching is not just about teaching the curriculum but gaining an understanding of how to create happy classrooms as the quality of teaching affects both children's intellectual development and social behaviour. Pre and primary education have a powerful impact on children's academic progress. Global research on pre and primary pedagogical strategies suggest that teachers need to be sensitive to the individual needs of children and provide resources that align with those needs which will stimulate student thinking to advance their learning.

You will examine key points such as:

  1. Comparative study of 20th century and 21st century education
  2. Understanding the complex process of curriculum designing
  3. Understanding the social and emotional competence of learners
  4. Mastering the contemporary approaches in pre and primary teaching
  5. Getting a detailed idea about the educational psychology
  6. Achieving the best practices in lesson planning
  7. Getting a detailed idea about what children need to thrive

Upon completion of the Master of Arts in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching, learners will be able to:

  • Clearly understand the various principles and approaches to pre and primary teaching covering the major theories of early childhood teaching like the Montessori Method, Froebel’s kindergarten method, Jean Piaget’s highly influential model of child development and learning, approaches of John Dewey and Reggio Emilia.
  • Master the techniques of teaching young learners by learning about their characteristics and psychology, gaining knowledge in lesson planning, instructional strategies and classroom management.
  • Comprehend the grammar and language learning techniques to be implemented in the pre and primary classrooms. Learn all about language learning & language acquisition, auxiliary verbs and contextualization of grammar.
  • Gain an insight into Phonology and Lesson Plan in Pre & Primary Education with a focus on organs of speech, phonetic transcription, stress and intonation and weak and strong forms.
  • Create varied lesson plans – art &craft, EVS, language and numbers, develop skills for planning, teaching, assessing, and engaging your learners. Design effective lesson plans comprising learning objectives, questions, activities and outcomes.

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 has been 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 Master in Education with Early Childhood Studies is open to students from all disciplines.

  • 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 Master program under Faculty of Education has four distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 10 credits and 2 Subject
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 30 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 20 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 30 credits

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

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months. After 30 month's duration from enrollment 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 year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper.

Curriculum and Credits

Foundation (10 credits)

  1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  2. Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 credits)

  1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  4. Instructional Strategies
  5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (20 credits)

  1. Introduction to Pre and Primary Teaching
  2. Pre and Primary Grammar and Language Learning
  3. Phonology and Lesson Plan in Pre & Primary Education
  4. Advanced Pedagogy and Project Method

Capstone Project (30 credits) - Choose 1

  1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
  2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  3. Research Paper – Pre and Primary Pedagogical Strategies – 5000 words

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

If you are passionate about teaching and keen to teach young children, consider the route of pre and primary teaching. Pre and primary teaching allow you to connect with students aged 2 – 12 years supporting their learning and helping them to succeed both inside and outside the classrooms and also giving you the chance to help them prepare for secondary education.

Program in pre and primary teaching prepare graduates to work with children up to around age 12 (sixth grade). A master's degree in this field can open a wide range of job opportunities in teaching, coordination and leadership roles in primary and elementary schools in private and public settings. Graduates can also pursue careers teacher educators, preparing others to work within this field.

A master's degree in pre and primary teaching can also qualify you for a job as a coordinator or an administrator of a primary school, performing administrative jobs. Pre-primary and primary school administrators take on managerial roles within the facility. They create curriculums, train teachers, manage staff members and complete necessary reports.

With experience they often serve as curriculum directors, setting educational standards and designing age-appropriate curriculum. They can also work as primary school heads designing school’s aims and objectives, developing creative approaches to teaching and learning, executing effective curriculum and assessment framework.

Read our Guide to Career in Education. CLICK HERE

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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