ERIC Number: ED242406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Course on Early Childhood Education, September 22-December 22, 1982. Report.
Mount Carmel International Training Centre for Community Development, Haifa (Israel).
The topics and issues brought forth in this report are the result of a 3-month training course on early childhood education that included lectures, discussions, and field visits. Nineteen participants representing 11 countries lived together for 3 months during 1982, exchanging views and ideas. A list of program participants, staff, and sponsors is provided along with pertinent demographic information. Section 1 presents the program of studies, which focused on the individual in the process of growth and change, child psychology, curriculum development, pedagogy, health and nutrition education, creative drama, science teaching, handicrafts, community development, parental involvement, group dynamics, and supervision. Section 2 describes visitations to several special education institutes. The Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters is discussed in section 3. Section 4 describes experiences at rural cooperative communities, on sightseeing trips, and at social events. Section 5 explains activities and offers discussions relevant to participants' return to their own communities. The project topics and lecturers are mentioned, and an explanation of World Food Day-1982 is also provided. (BJD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Development, Creative Activities, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Health Education, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Management Development, Parent Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Professional Continuing Education, Special Education, Supervision, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mount Carmel International Training Centre for Community Development, Haifa (Israel).