This degree qualifies students to work as teachers in Early Childhood Education in two cycles (0-3 and 3-6 years old).
Taking children’s progress as our benchmark, this degree focuses on planning, developing and evaluating teaching practices.
Aware of the key role played by teachers in society, we have focused on the development of values such as cultural learning, interdisciplinarity, involvement, and communication with families and the rest of the education community.
Our degree qualifies students to work as licensed teachers in Early Childhood Education. According to current legislation (ECI/3857/2007 of December 27), students must attain B1 level of proficiency in a foreign language (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
Our graduates are in high demand in the labour market (employment rate of 80%) because they are qualified for professional practice in a wide range of areas.
The degree in Early Childhood Education is linked to Higher Vocational Training.
I am Vanesa Martínez Valderrey, director of the Degree in Early Childhood Education at Universidad Isabel I. First of all, let me ask you something: would you like to help the little ones to know the world around them? To grow? To dream? To share? If your answer to these questions is ‘yes’, I am going to show you why the Degree in Early Childhood Education at Universidad Isabel I is the right choice for you.
This degree qualifies students to work as teachers in two cycles: with 0-3 children and with 3-6 children. The employment rate of graduates is up to 80%, thanks to the various areas with job opportunities in the field.
The Degree in Early Childhood Education is linked to Higher Vocational Training, so if you come from this background you will enjoy many advantages.
Our degree also qualifies students to be experts in the use of ICTs for teaching purposes. The role of teachers in the development of up-to-date methodologies that meet today’s learning needs is crucial for the children’s future.
Two specializations are available to help you guide your teaching career: Specialisation in Inclusive Education and Specialisation in Early Childhood Care and Psychomotor Skills.
Education is the engine of social progress, and we know that teaching the little ones is your passion. Why not turning your dream into your career?
Dr. Vanesa Martínez Valderrey
Director of the Degree in Early Childhood Education
She holds a degree in Pedagogy, a master’s degree in Psychology, Individual, Group, Organization and Culture, and a PhD in Psychology by Universidad del País Vasco.
She started her professional career designing training courses, and as coordinator of counselling and integration services for unemployed people. Subsequently, she focused on formal education and research at Universidad del País Vasco.
At present, her lines of research deal with bullying at school and on social media.