Bachelor in Preschool and Primary Education

The Bachelor Program in Preschool and Primary Education offers education and formation for all those students interested on building their professional career as teachers of preschool and primary education, thereby also enabling them to further their career  as researchers and scholars in the field of pedagogy.

Duration of the Studies and ECTS

The Bachelor Program in Preschool and Primary Education develops in three academic years and respectively in 6 semesters. Upon completion of this cycle of study, students should have 180 ECTS in order to be granted the right to receive a Bachelor’s Diploma in Preschool and Primary Education.

Diploma issued

 “Bachelor Diploma in Preschool and Primary Education”

Program Objectives

Among the main objectives of the program can be mentioned: equipping students with basic knowledge of the field of preschool and primary education, with professional skills, with general civic education ,basic skills for research work, general practical and applied skills and skills for personal promotion. The program also aims at the achievement of high levels of academic skills, competence and applied knowledge for the students enabling them to suit to the market requirements and to feel accomplished personally and professionally and formed as dignified citizens of a global and dynamic society.

Program Outcomes

The program aims to develop in students:

(1) the ability to promote excellence in teaching, research and service to the community through an educational philosophy that has got universal values at its basis.

(2) the ability to build professional relationships of cooperation with students and others.

(3) the ability to develop knowledge of the curriculum and design it while respecting the diversity of students and of teaching strategies.

(4) the ability to develop assessment techniques in accordance to the approved and adopted requirements, standards and procedures;

(5) the ability to create a positive emotional  and educational environment in compliance with and respectful of the professional ethics.

Recruitment opportunities

Upon completion of the study program Bachelor in Preschool and Primary Education, students

-Can be recruited as teachers of preschool and primary education in different public and private institutions.

-Can be recruited as educational specialists or members of leading public and private educational structures.

Semester

1

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 CMP 141 Information and Communication Systems Albanian, English E 48 85 3.00 5
2 EFL 103 Advanced English I English E 80 51 5.00 5
3 PRD 111 Art, Music and Play I (Preschool Education) Albanian, English B 48 66 3.00 5
4 PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology English A 64 62 3.50 5
5 ELL 115 Communication Skills I English C 48 53 3.00 4
6 English Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
7 Albanian Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
Total 288 317 24.5 32

Semester

2

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 EDU 104 Introduction to Pedagogy Albanian, English A 64 38 3.50 4
2 ELL 102 Academic Writing English A 48 78 3.00 5
3 PRD 112 Art, Music and Game II (Primary Education) Albanian, English B 48 78 3.00 5
4 PSD 102 Sociology of Education English B 64 36 3.50 4
5 EFL 104 Advanced English II English C 80 55 5.00 5
6 PRD 102 Principles of Teaching and Learning English A 48 52 3.00 4
7 English Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
Total 352 337 24.5 31

Semester

3

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 EDU 213 Classroom Management English B 48 77 3.00 5
2 PRD 213 Education of Students with Special Needs in Preschool Education I English B 64 61 3.50 5
3 PRD 215 Language and Literacy Development I (Preschool Education) Albanian, English B 48 81 3.00 5
4 PRD 217 Language and Literacy Development I (Primary Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
5 PRD 223 Planning and Evaluation I (Preschool Education) English, Turkish B 48 70 3.00 5
6 Albanian Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
Total 256 366 19 29

Semester

4

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PRD 216 Language and Literacy Development II (Preschool Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
2 PRD 218 Language and Literacy Development II (Primary Education) English B 64 72 3.50 5
3 PRD 220 Spelling and Writing Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
4 PRD 224 Planning and Evaluation II (Primary Education) Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
5 PRD 214 Education of Students with Special Needs II (Primary Education) English B 48 77 3.00 5
6 Albanian Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
Total 256 380 19 29

Semester

5

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PRD 311 Mathematics Teaching Albanian, English A 48 85 3.00 5
2 PRD 313 Science of Life and social Sciences Teaching Albanian, English B 48 77 3.00 5
3 PRD 315 Natural Sciences Teaching English B 48 77 3.00 5
4 PRD 321 Figurative Education Albanian, English B 48 76 3.00 5
5 PSD 301 Philosophy and Theory of Education English A 48 77 3.00 5
6 Albanian Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
Total 240 392 18.5 29

Semester

6

  Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
1 PRD 314 Physical Education and Sports in Preschool and Primary Education Albanian, English B 48 52 3.00 4
2 PRD 318 Basic Anatomy and Hygiene in Preschool Education English C 64 36 3.50 4
3 PRD 320 Practice Albanian, English E 144 81 5.00 9
4 PRD 322 Thesis Albanian, English F 128 97 5.00 9
5 English Elective English D 0 0 3.50 4
Total 384 266 20 30

Elective Courses

Code Title Lang CT L/S IW Cr ECTS
ALB 101 Albanian Language I Albanian B 64 64 4.00 5
HST 101 History of Albania Albanian B 48 52 3.00 4
ALB 101 Albanian Language I Albanian C 64 64 4.00 5
ELL 116 Communication Skills II English B 48 62 3.00 4
PRD 211 Multicultural Curricula and Teaching English D 48 77 3.00 5
PSD 201 Research Methods in Social Sciences English A 48 77 3.00 5
PSD 209 Observation in School English B 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 212 Education System and School Management in Albania Albanian D 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 222 Theories of Child Development English D 48 75 3.00 5
PRD 226 Drama and Animation English D 64 61 3.50 5
PSD 204 Social Psychology English A 48 72 3.00 5
PRD 317 Teaching in Integrated Classes Albanian, English D 48 77 3.00 5
PRD 319 Family and Children's Rights English D 48 77 3.00 5
PSD 315 Moral Psychology English B 48 78 3.00 5
PRD 316 Parent Involvement in Preschool and Primary Education English D 64 36 3.50 4
PRD 323 Selected Literature for Children English D 48 85 3.00 5
PSD 316 Communication in Family English D 64 36 3.50 4
EDU 102 Psychology of Education English A 48 77 3.00 5
ALB 102 Albanian Language II Albanian C 64 62 4.00 5
AFL 101 Albanian for Foreigners I Albanian D 48 78 3.00 5
AFL 102 Albanian for Foreigners II Albanian D 48 78 3.00 5
ALB 102 Albanian Language II Albanian B 64 62 4.00 5
PSD 314 Group Dynamics and Counseling English B 64 36 3.50 4
SOC 111 Introduction to Sociology Albanian C 48 100 3.00 6
TRK 101 Turkish for Beginners I Turkish E 64 59 4.00 5
TRK 102 Turkish for Beginners II Turkish E 64 61 4.00 5
TRK 103 Mid - Level Turkish I Turkish E 64 61 4.00 5
TRK 104 Mid - Level Turkish II Turkish E 64 63 4.00 5
EFL 104 Advanced English II English C 80 55 5.00 5