ERIC Number: ED371849
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
On-the-Spot Course: Early Childhood Education in Ethiopia (August 2-30, 1993). Report.
Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Centre, Haifa (Israel).
This report describes a course on early childhood education methodology and practice that was held at the Ministry of Education in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for 35 Ethiopian early childhood educators and administrators. In addition to presenting developmental profiles of preschool children, the 3-week course addressed philosophies of early childhood education, educational toys and games, planning and curriculum development, parent involvement, and decentralization. Instruction was accomplished through lectures, small group activities, hands-on demonstrations, and field trips. The report discusses the condition of early childhood education in Ethiopia, the planning and preparation of the course, course content and procedures, and social and cultural activities provided for the participants. Accommodations provided to the instructors are also described. Nine appendixes provide: (1) a list of course participants; (2) the proposed course program; (3) the rewritten program; (4) a list of student expectations; (5) professional contacts; (6) an evaluation questionnaire; (7) the program of the closing session; (8) a copy of a speech by the course organizer; and (9) a copy of the certificate presented to course participants. (MDM)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Course Descriptions, Courses, Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages, Educational Games, Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Play, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Questionnaires, Teacher Educator Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Golda Meir Mount Carmel International Training Centre, Haifa (Israel).
Identifiers - Location: Ethiopia; Israel