Dear students, welcome to the Department of Early Childhood Education for the academic year 2022-2023. Congratulations on your selection and acceptance. The Department of Early Childhood Education in its many years of development has formed a dynamic framework of offered possibilities for learning knowledge, skills and abilities.
Undergraduate (four courses), postgraduate (two programs) and doctoral studies, workshops, student internships, research programs, conferences (panhellenic and international), international collaborations and mobility (Erasmus) constitute the physiognomy of a Department that methodically and dynamically shapes the profiles of the modern researcher/educator, the active citizen, in an environment of professional, academic, personal and social formation.
The aim is the cultivation of knowledge, skills and abilities that will allow you to function as educational scientists, educators, researchers and active citizens. In this context, the Department recently received excellent Certification in accordance with the principles of the Undergraduate Studies Program Quality Standard of the National Higher Education Authority (HAHE) and the Quality Assurance Principles of the European Higher Education Area.
The constant and growing worldwide interest in the Sciences of Education and Training at the Early Childhood level stems from modern scientific data that prove that this is a critical period and an important dimension in the learning process and the all-round development of the personality of children – students and tomorrow’s citizens . The training and specialization of the students in the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Ioannina is “founded” and based on the provision of modern scientific findings, participation in experiential activities, cooperative learning, the utilization of their inclinations, abilities and interests and seeks to empower of their creativity through their involvement in teaching and research environments.
The teaching staff and the staff of the Secretariat conists of excellent members of the Department which is committed to working with you, aiming at your excellent academic performance. At the same time, do not hesitate to discuss your concerns with the teaching staff.
You will find useful information about the academic operation of the Department:
on the website:https://ecedu.uoi.gr/
in the Study Guide: https://ecedu.uoi.gr/odigos-spoudon/
for the lessons: http://ecourse.uoi.gr/
We wish you a good academic year with health and creativity.
The President of the Department