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Objectives and Aims

The objectives of the Department of Preschool Education are to:

(a) Develop and promote the Sciences of Education by means of exemplary teaching, training and research;

(b) Provide graduates with the opportunity to develop skills necessary for an academic and/or professional career;

(c) Contribute to the improvement of education in general and meet the increasing demands of the educational services;

(d) Contribute to debates and solutions regarding current educational issues.


The objectives of this program of study are to:

  • Enhance students’ critical thinking, the quest for knowledge and democratic behaviour.
  • Foster the spirit of team work, interdisciplinary partnerships and multicultural coexistence among students.
  • Contribute to students’ professional development in order to provide high quality educational services to preschool children.