A large number of potential graduates participated in the program and was given an in depth insight into the curriculum of the degree and the career opportunities available in the industry.
Speaking of the program to the participants, the Chairman of Horizon Campus Mr.Upul Dharanagama said that the degree is award by the Asia e university Malaysia and is internationally benchmarked and approved by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
He said that the programs offer an interdisciplinary approach that integrates appropriate early education and early childhood special education strategies into holistic and functional activities and gives students a comprehensive learnings of methods, foundations of education, and curriculum theory.
With a focus on understanding and engaging the needs of the whole child, students in the program gain the ethical, theoretical and pedagogical skills that help foster positive classroom experiences.
This is backed by internships, specialty seminars and student teaching opportunities that equips students for long term teaching success. He affirmed that the program up to date has had a high job placement potential.
Overall, the degree will enable students to apply knowledge of child development in planning supportive and challenging learning environments for children, plan and implement Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) for young children, with sensitivity to individual needs, understand organisational regulations, policies, ethical guidelines and standards associated with the provision of early childhood education services.
Mr.Upul Dharanagama stated that Horizon Campus hopes to forge ahead as a leader in the space of early childhood education in the country and help foster graduates that will be comparable to those of the Ivy League universities, thereby setting the stage for the country to have some of the best educators in the country that will be in demand by the industry both locally and globally.
Due to the success rate of past programs, a large number of participants were present on the occasion with many of them signing up for the qualification, that is slated as being one of the careers that will have a great demand over the next decade.
For further information or Registrations, call Hasitha 0713519999 or visit the Horizon Campus website on www.horizoncampus.edu.lk.