Program Overview

The Online Master of Arts in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching from East Bridge College is designed to provide individuals with an in-depth knowledge in the field of education and will make them adept at taking responsibilities in areas such as: designing 21st century classroom, fostering digital literacy, curriculum development, academic management, educational assessment and evaluation.

This particular Master’s program focuses on the varied aspects of pre and primary teaching. Pre and primary teaching is way more than just teaching the curriculum, it is also about gaining an understanding of the ways to create happy classrooms as the teaching quality affects both children's intellectual development and social behaviour. Pre and primary education have an influential impact on children's academic progress. Global research on pre and primary pedagogical strategies suggest that teachers need to be sensitive to the individual needs of children and provide resources that align with those needs which will stimulate student thinking to advance their learning.

  • EBC’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • EBC’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of online payment method
  • Applications are now open; apply now!

Learning Outcome

A degree in Master of Arts in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching aims at providing trainees with the ways to get a grip on the aspects of 21st century education being imparted in the classrooms. The course digs deeper into the vast field of teaching young learners and understanding the complex process of curriculum designing, along with mastering the contemporary approaches in pre and primary teaching. This requires educators to be abreast with a detailed idea about the educational psychology to engage learners.

Upon completion of the Master in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching, trainees will be able to:

  • Comprehend the various principles and approaches covering the major theories of early childhood teaching like the Montessori Method, Froebel’s kindergarten method, Jean Piaget’s highly influential model of child development and learning, approaches of John Dewey and Reggio Emilia.
  • Master the techniques of teaching young learners by learning about their characteristics and psychology, gaining knowledge in lesson planning, instructional strategies and classroom management.
  • Grasp the grammar and language learning techniques to be implemented in the pre and primary classrooms.
  • Gain an insight into Phonology and Lesson Plan in Pre & Primary Education with a focus on organs of speech, phonetic transcription, stress and intonation and weak and strong forms.
  • Create varied lesson plans for art &craft, EVS, language and numbers, develop skills for planning, teaching, assessing, and engaging learners. Design effective lesson plans comprising learning objectives, questions, activities and outcomes.

Admission Requirement

  • Candidates willing to enrol requires a recognised graduate degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of - IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required

Program Requirements

All our Master program under Faculty of Education has four distinct part:

  • Part One – Foundation Course which comprises of 3 credits and 1 Subject
  • Part Two – Core Program comes with 18 credits and 6 Subjects
  • Part Three – Specialization of Subjects comes with 12 credits divided into 4 Specialized subjects
  • Part Four – Capstone Project which is a reflective research work comprises of 3 credits

To receive a degree in the programme of study the student must achieve the following:

  • Complete and successfully pass Foundation, Core, Specialization and Capstone Project as prescribed in the programme specification.
  • Obtain a mark of 50% and above to satisfactorily pass each subject as the Capstone Project.
  • Complete the full programme of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 36 months. After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension.
  • Students can attend 6 Live Online Webinar Sessions during the year and use one of that as a Capstone Project to complete a reflective paper.

Curriculum

Curriculum and creditss

Foundation (3 credits)

  • 1. Psychology and Characteristics of Learners

Core (18 credits)

  • 1. Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • 2. Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • 3. Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Instructional Strategies
  • 5. Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • 6. Introduction to Education Research

Specializations (12 credits)

  • 1. Introduction to Pre and Primary Teaching
  • 2. Pre and Primary Grammar and Language Learning
  • 3. Phonology and Lesson Plan in Pre & Primary Education
  • 4. Advanced Pedagogy and Project Method

Capstone Project (3 credits) - Choose 1

  • 1. Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from EBC – 5000 words
  • 2. Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • 3. Research Paper – Pre and Primary Pedagogical Strategies – 5000 words

Fees and Funding

Here we present different payment options available. Payments can be made via Online Bank Transfer, Credit Card, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers.

Total fee

  • 2200 USD – If paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 1550 GBP – If paying from UK or EU
  • 68,000 Thai Baht – If paying in Asia
  • 1,60,000 INR– If paying in India

All fees include tax. Fees include all: Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma and transcript. Courier charges apply for Diploma and Transcript dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from USA. Please check with your admission adviser for more details.

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBC
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months

Scholarship

East Bridge College offers tuition scholarships and financial aid for its online learning degree programs. The tuition scholarship fund for distance learning degree programs will be granted depending on the policy and the Dean’s office from time to time. Upon request, EBC may offer you: Academic Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, Creative Scholarships and Community Service Scholarship.

Certification

  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded a globally recognised certificate from East Bridge College (EBC)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • EBC is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All EBC learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from EBC can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)

Career & Opportunities

Anyone who’s passionate about teaching young learners can opt for this course as it provides a smooth path towards a successful career in pre and primary teaching. The program emphasises on the education of kids aged 2 to 12 years thus allowing educators to connect with learners. The program guides on supporting their learning and helping them to succeed both inside and outside the classrooms and also provides the scope to help them prepare for secondary education.

An advanced degree in pre and primary teaching trains graduates to work with learners up to the age-group of 12 years (sixth grade) and open a world of job opportunities in:

An advanced degree in the mentioned field can open a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • teaching
  • coordination
  • administration
  • caregiving

Having a master's degree in pre and primary teaching can qualify individuals for a job as:

  • Coordinator / administrator in pre-primary and primary schools
  • Institutional Managers
  • Curriculum designers
  • teaching staff management
  • administrative manager
  • Heads of primary schools

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