Importance of Early Childhood Education
Early childhood education creates a major impact on a child’s future.
Importance of Childhood education:
a. It helps in providing a strong base for lifelong learning abilities including cognitive and social development
b. Early childhood refers to the age group between 0-8 years of age
c. It includes the stages of infancy, preschool and the early primary years
d. The first 8 years of the child’s life are critical as the development and growth takes place rapidly
e. A positive environment is necessary to provide the child with varied experiences for their holistic development
f. Preschools work as a support system for all the working parents to protect and care their children
g. Early childhood education develops academics and important social skills
Benefits of early childhood education:
Every new experience, every new word they learn, every behavior they adopt, is an investment to a more fruitful future
Children start socializing with their peer group and friends , that gives them confidence to overcome shyness and anxiety
Concept of Co-operation:
They learn to co-operate, to take turns. Also, wait for their chance & share things.
Encouraging holistic development:
The approach is taken to build a strong foundation for a child’s emotional, social as well as physical & mental development. This in addition, prepares them for life.
Enthusiasm for lifelong learning:
With a good experience in their first school, they are enthusiastic about lifelong learning. In conclusion, it conveys the value of education through experience
Teaches the value of respect towards others
a. Demonstrating and instilling the importance of teamwork that can teach respect for the opinions of others, also co-operation and equality.
b. The basic educational benefits of preschool are tangible, the advantages children achieve towards becoming well-rounded individuals are truly invaluable.
Preschool helps in shaping the child’s future !!!
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