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About the Programme : The importance of early childhood education for the development of individuals and society is accepted both in Turkey and in the world. Early childhood education is tried to be more popularized throughout the world. This programme aims to train pre-school teachers with necessary skills, knowledge, behaviours and habits so that they can work in pre-schools and kindergardens. The graduates of this programme can also work in private day cares, private kindergardens as well as government sponsored early childhood institutions.  

Qualification Awarded : The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the bachelor’s degree of Early Childhood Education. 

Level of Qualification : First Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) 

Specific Admission Requirements : Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores. 
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Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning : In Turkish Higher Education Institutions, the acknowledgment of the Bachelor´s diploma for a university is organized with the regulations related to double majors and subspeciality and the transition between Associate Degree programs and undergraduate program. This regulation also allows credit transfer between related institutions. 
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations : To be successful in this program, students are required to successfully complete all the courses to meet a minimum of 240 ECTS credit requirement and have a minimum of GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Profile of the Programme : In Early Childhood education Programme, through contemporary teaching and learning techniques, early childhood education teachers are trained to be creative , innovative, competent in effective teaching methods, and skilled in all areas of teaching and education. In this programme, content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge, general culture and elective courses are provided.  

Key Learning Outcomes : Please click here for Key Learning Outcomes.

Occupational Profile of Graduates : The graduates work in private day cares, special education and private kindergartens as well as government sponsored early childhood institutions.  

Access to Further Studies : The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview. 

Course Structure Diagram with Credits : Please click here for Course Structure Diagram with Credits.

Assessment and Grading : In this program, assessment and grading are conducted according to Cukurova University Education and Assessment regulations for Associate and Undergraduate degrees. 
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Graduation Requirements : To be able to finish undergraduate degree, students must complete all courses, applications and workshops that are included in the program, gain two hundred and forty (240) ECTS credit requirements in total in undergraduate level and obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Mode of Study : This programme is a Full Time programme.  

Programme Director : Assoc.Prof. Dr. AYPERİ DİKİCİ SIĞIRTMAÇ 

Course-Programme Key Learning Outcomes Matrix : Please click here for Course-Programme Key Learning Outcomes Matrix.