Modernisation of Kindergarten Teacher Education: Markers of New Basic Professional Educational Programmes 706
PhD in Education, Director of Institute of of childhood, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg, Russia
Ph.D. (Chemistry), Director of Institute of Postgraduate Education, Herzen's University, St.Petersburg, Russia
The article deals with a new model of preschool education that was developed and tested under the scope of a comprehensive project on the modernization of teacher education established by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (2014—2017). We provide a detailed analysis of the new bachelor's and master's educational programmes in preschool education. Also, we focus on the logic and design of practice-oriented educational programmes; describe educational outcomes as well as ways of reaching and evaluating them; and, finally, analyse the content of modules of the educational programmes.
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