• Gabriela Kelemen „Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad


The aim of this study is show that didactic competences required by teaching profession can be acquired through the Master`s programme Psychopedagogy of Early Education and Young Schooling. The Motto of each educational system should be “no child without education and careâ€. Therefore, educational systems should be improved on all levels, starting with preschool and primary school education.  In our study, we have tried to identify ways to increase quality in education by a thorough initial training of teachers for preschool and primary education. As mentioned by EURYDICE Report [1], the priorities of the European Commission are centred on education and professional training for early education and care, school graduation, prevention of early school leaving (ESL), development of higher education, graduates` insertion on the labour market, early professional formation (EPF) and lifelong learning. According to these strategies, early education and teacher training sets its main objectives for the years to come. Education and professional formation have been considered the most important objectives for a future development of the society. Teachers attend initial training to acquire and develop competences in early education and school. Future teachers enrol Bachelor and Master Studies in educational sciences, special education, social policies, psychology, adult education and history of universal culture.


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