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Early Childhood Education and Multiprofessional Collaboration

Intercultural Teacher Education
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

The main objective of this course is to understand the importance of learning in childhood and how it can be achieved through collaboration between different professionals. For this, concepts such as multiprofessional and childhood education need to be understood so that, in this way, it is possible to understand the theme and the relevance of education in youth.

Course Content

1. Early childhood education

  a) The mean of early childhood education

  b) Meeting the Special Needs of Young Children

  c) Practical implications of early childhood education

  d) Barriers and challenges

2. Multiprofessional Collaboration

  a) What is Multiprofessional Collaboration?

  b) Why is multiprofessional working Important?

  c) What are the disadvantages of a multidisciplinary team?

3. Multiprofessional Collaboration at All-day Schools

  a) How does teacher collaboration benefit students?

  b) How effective is collaboration for learning?

  c) The Goals of Early Childhood Education?


Archer, R. (2002) Education Policy and Realist Social Theory: Primary Teachers, Child-Centred Philosophy and the New Managerialism, London & New York, Routledge.

Böhm-Kasper/Dizinger/Gausling: Multiprofessional Collaboration, IJREE Vol. 4, Issue 1/2016, pp. 29–51

Bruce, Tina. (2012). Early Childhood Education, 4th Edition. Hachette UK.

Currie, Janet. 2001. "Early Childhood Education Programs." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 15 (2): 213-238.

Morrison, George S. 2007. Early Childhood Education Today. Kevin M. Davis