Specialists Training for Teachers and Practitioners Working in Early Childhood Care and Education

Organizer: Pentti Hakkarainen, Kajaani University Consortium, Finland, and Arkadij Margolis, Moscow City University Psychology Education Vice-Rector, Russian Federation

Time and date: 18:30-19:30, Tuesday 28 September 2010

Room: Amphitheatre

Languages: English, Russian

Description
The quality of early childhood care and education is largely determined by the professional competence of ECCE personnel. In this regard, specialists’ training for teachers and practitioners working with preschool-aged children is urgent and important. The objective of the Special Event is to consider the current state and prospects of specialists training in the field of ECCE. The event will address issues such as:

  • Current conditions, trends and prospects of professional training and  development for early childhood teachers and practitioners;
  • Modern standards of professional training in the field of ECCE;
  • Examples of Master’s programmes and postgraduate training of early childhood teachers and practitioners; and
  • Teachers’ and practitioners’ competences for promoting narrative learning and child development.

Moderator:     Arkadij Margolis, First Vice-Rector of the Moscow City University of Psychology and Education, Russian Federation

Speakers

Tatiana Kuzmishina, Associated Professor of Preschool Education and Psychology Chair, MCUPE, Russian Federation

Pentti Hakkarainen, Professor, Kajaani University Consortium, Finland

Irina Burlakova, Head of the Preschool Education and Psychology Chair, MCUPE, Russian Federation

Milda Bredikite, Executive, Kajaani University Consortium, Finland

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