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Modern Early Childhood Teacher Education: Theories and Practice

Modern Early Childhood Teacher Education: Theories and Practice
Author(s)/Editor(s): Mihaela Badea (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)and Mihaela Suditu (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Copyright: ©2024
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-0956-8
ISBN13: 9798369309568
EISBN13: 9798369309575


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Early childhood education is the decisive period of a student’s life experience where the foundations for lifelong learning are laid. A dynamic interplay of individual and collective experiences unfolds within its organized environment, fostering holistic growth, development, and the safeguarding of young minds. The significance of these formative years cannot be overstated; they are a cornerstone of education, shaping more than half of an individual’s future learning trajectory. In a world driven by international imperatives and national priorities, the establishment of robust early education policies has emerged as a pressing need within the broader Early Childhood Development program.

Modern Early Childhood Teacher Education: Theories and Practice delves into the multifaceted tapestry of early school education, dissecting its historical underpinnings while navigating the complexities of contemporary educational paradigms. The book unfurls a comprehensive exploration of diverse global early schooling systems, dissecting their historical trajectories and contemporary challenges. It assumes the role of a scholarly guide, not only for practicing early education teachers but also for aspiring educators preparing to embark on their journey into the realm of pre-school and primary education. Additionally, it stands as a forum for the global exchange of pedagogical insights, fostering a community of academics, researchers, and practitioners committed to advancing the field of early education. The pages of this book resonate with the echoes of critical topics such as contemporary challenges in early schooling systems, innovative teaching resources tailored for young learners, the intricate nuances of digital education in the formative years, and the pivotal role of early education as a catalyst for broader educational and cultural policies.

Author's/Editor's Biography

Mihaela Badea (Ed.)

Mihaela Badea, Assoc. Prof. Ph. D., is the Head of the Teacher Training Department of the Petroleum – Gas University of Ploiesti, where she lectures on Romanian Language Teaching, English Language Teaching and Pedagogy. She also teaches Methods of Language Education Activities and the Methodology of Romanian Language and Literature for Young Children to BA students enrolled in the Pedagogy of Primary and Pre-School Education program. She holds a Ph. D. in Education Sciences from the University of Bucharest, her Ph. D. dissertation being on “Disruptive Behavior at Academic Level” and she is involved in national and international research projects, her research concerns being materialized in various studies published in Romania and abroad.

Mihaela Suditu (Ed.)

Mihaela Suditu, Ph. D., is a professor in the Department of Education Sciences of the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti. Her main research interests include research in the field of education sciences, especially the theory of multiple intelligences, research methods in education and career counseling. She has had a successful collaboration with members of specialised teams regarding book writing, studies and conferences.


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