Why study Education - Early Childhood
Studying Early Childhood Education at Maynooth covers a broad range of relevant and interesting modules such as exploring curricula and pedagogy, reflective practice, supporting creativity and imagination and professional work placement practice. There is a specific focus on building a strong foundation amongst students to lead excellence in pedagogical practices within early childhood settings. Assessment is continuous in nature and includes assignments, project work as well as professional placement practice. As the early childhood sector is currently benefitting from considerable investment and significant change, career progression within this sector, for those with this kind of degree, is expanding rapidly beyond early childhood care and education settings to include opportunities within policy development and evaluation agencies within the Department of Education and Skills.