Profile of the Programme

The main aim of the preschool education program is to provide the students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for their professional lives. Besides, to train pre-school teachers who can combine theoretical knowledge with field experience, can create a correct model for their students in their personal and professional lives, is following closely developments in the field, is efficient use of time and has effective communication skills, have adopted scientific ethics rules, is aware of life-long learning and is sensitive to human beings,society and nature.

The program is enriched with elective courses, while compulsory field knowledge, teaching profession knowledge and general culture courses are included.

Courses are conducted theoretically and practically. Theoretical courses in the program are held in technology-supported classrooms. Practical courses are conducted under the supervision of the related teaching staff and teachers who are working at nursery class and independent kindergarten which are affiliated to the Ministryof National Education or kindergartens opened by competent institutions in child education. Application required courses such as visual arts,material design and tool building are held at various workshops on campus.

Teacher candidates graduated from this program are able to work as preschool teachers or as school administrators in public schools or private sectors. Graduates can also be employed in institutions such as TÜBİTAK, the Ministry of Family and Social Policy or the Ministry of National Education, they can work as an instructor in pre-school education departments of universities with an academic career.