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Co-ordinator: Dr TAM Po Chi, Pansy

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The early childhood specialization in the Doctor of Education is designed for professionals who want to enrich their career with a post graduate qualification that enables them to systematically investigate the field and embark on a research project with a notable practical and professional outcome. The courses are designed to support investigations in early childhood research in policy, pedagogies, curriculum and any other aspects of working with young children in formal learning contexts in local and international contexts.

Graduates of the programme will demonstrate:

  • An advanced knowledge of the theories and practices inherent to early childhood programmes in an international context.
  • An  ability to critically review and discuss contemporary literature and research findings in early childhood education.
  • The capacity to think theory and practice in dynamic and practical ways.
  • The ability to design, implement and evaluate a systematic research project that is relevant to their chosen area of interest

Specialized courses

  • Critical Literature Review in Early Childhood Education
  • Policies & Practices in Early Childhood
  • International Perspectives in Early Childhood Education
  • Provision of Exemplary Early childhood Education

Any aspect of the course (including, without limitation, the content of the Course and the manner in which the Course is taught) may be subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of the University. Without limiting the right of the University to amend the course, it is envisaged that changes may be required due to factors such as staffing, enrolment levels, logistical arrangements and curriculum changes.

(Every effort has been made to ensure that information contained in this website is correct. Changes to any aspects of the programmes may be made from time to time due to unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control and the University reserves the right to make amendments to any information contained in this website without prior notice. The University accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from any use or misuse of or reliance on any information contained in this website.)