Early Childhood Care and Education is a program is oriented towards developing skills of infant stimulation, preschool teaching and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood program.
Duration :3 years.
Eligibility :HSC in Home Science / Science / Arts / Commerce
Objectives of the Program :
To sensitize the students to the needs of infants and preschool children.
To enhance skills of planning and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood programme.
To develop skills for infant stimulation and preschool teaching.
To enhance skill of planning and implementation of developmental programs for holistic development of children.
To develop skills in handling differently-abled children in early inclusive setups
This program may be the right choice for those who
Find it interesting to observe and understand the psychology behind human behaviour.
Are nurturing and patient and would like to work with children.
Have effective communication skills.
Are keen to make a difference in the lives of children.
Set up own preschool or Early Childhood Education Center.
Work as an Early Childhood Educator in regular/ inclusive settings.
Work as a coordinator at Creche and Day Care Centres.
Entrepreneur in designing developmentally appropriate educational teaching aids and toys for children.
Conduct language enrichment, creativity and personality development classes for children.
Organize summer camps and special events for children and youth.
Work as a child advocate in Non Government Organizations.
Opportunities for further education:
MSc. In Early Childhood Care and Education.
MSc. in Human Development.
BEd/MEd in Special Education.
MSW in Social Work.
Masters in Educational Technology.
SIR VITHALDAS THACKERSEY COLLEGE OF HOME SCIENCE(AUTONOMOUS)
Program: B.Sc.in Early Childhood Care and Education – Honors / Regular
Communicative English (4 + 0)
Environmental Studies (4 + 0)
Digital Photography (4+0) OR Voice Culture and Modulation (0+4)
Fashion Craft(0 + 4) OR Fundamentals of Fashion(4 +0)
Development and Guidance During Early Years (4 +0)
Consumer Education and Financial Literacy (4+0) OR Travel Arrangements and Formalities (4+0)
Nutrition for Health Promotion (4+0) OR Fundamentals of Bakery (0+4)
Functional English OR Advanced English (4+ 0) OR Science for Life (4 + 0)
Development and Guidance During School Years (4 +0)
Parenting During Childhood Years (0 +2)
Methods and Materials for Teaching Children (0+2)
Gender Studies (2+0)
Foreign Language (0+2) OR Media and Information Literacy (0+2)
Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood (4+ 0)
Children with Special Needs (4+2)
Curriculum for the Early Years- Part I (4+2)
Psychology of Teaching and Learning (4 +0 )*Only for Honors
Marriage and Family Relations (4+0)
Curriculum for the Early Years- Part II (4+2)
Creche Management and Infant Stimulation (0+2)
Computer Applications for Learning Aids (0+2)
Research Methods In Human Development (4+0) *Only for Honors
Youth Development (4+2) OR Child and Family Welfare (4+2)
Training in Preschool Settings (0+8)
Working with Infants and Toddlers (0+2)
Early Childhood Care and Education (4+0)
Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation( 0+2)
6 credits for Regular
Only for Honors
Guidance and Counselling (4+2)
Law and Advocacy for Children and Families((4+0)
Theories of Human Development (4+0 )
Research and Trends in Human Development (2+0)
Management of Special Events for Children (0+4)
Working with Children with Special Needs (0+2)
Intervention in Early Years( 0+4) *Only for Honors
Curriculum Designing and Policy Making (0+4)
4 credits for Regular + 4 credits*Only for Honors
Life Skill Training for Children and Adolescents (0+4) *Only for Honors