Bachelor's Degree in Preschool Education Sciences and Educational Design. Department of Pre-school Education and Educational Design. Faculty of Humanities. University of the Aegean.


The graduates have knowledge regarding the sciences concerning preschool training for educational planning.
In particular:
- They have a cohesive and integrated body of theoretical an applied knowledge relevant to the sciences of education and educational planning.
- They have analytical, advanced knowledge and a critical perception in the fields of pedagogics, social, financial, and positive sciences, of psychology, sociology, literature and culture, which related to preschool education and educational planning.
- They understand the concepts, the methods, and the practices concerning preschool education and educational design, and have the necessary assets to exercise the profession of the preschool educator and of the educational planning executive.
- They analyse and adjust their acquired knowledge in order to apply them to the sciences of education and educational planning, and are able of acquiring new knowledge regarding these fields.
- They develop complete, creative, and innovative solutions and approaches for preschool education.
- Based on their scientific knowledge, they formulate, in relation with preschool education and educational design, valid judgements which take into consideration the various relevant social, financial, cultural, and ethical aspects.
- Communicate with teams engaged with preschool education and planning in education and learning, offering means, information, and suggestions for the resolution of relevant problems.
- They design and implement personal and collective research work under supervision within the context of the fields of pedagogics, sociology, psychology, literature, and culture, as well as of positive sciences and technologies.
- They have the competence of transmitting the knowledge and competence they have acquired within the context of their studies to kindergartens and daycares of the public and private sector, as well as in structures related to educational planning.
- They are capable of undertaking within institutionally-specific context the responsibility of developing the knowledge, the skills and the competences of individuals and groups operating within the context of preschool education and educational planning.

Further Information

The Department of Pre-school Education and Educational Design aims to the scientific, technological, and professional education of students, in order to become capable of designing, implementing, and evaluating educational actions, services and products for pre-schoolers and other special populations. Within this context, the training supplied is organized towards core and new cognitive fields, and towards new didactic and methodological approaches in the field of Education Sciences. Special weight is put on teaching innovative cognitive domains and approaches, which allow the continuous reformulation of the educational and pedagogic issues, establishing and developing critical and creative thinking for educators, along with their conscious actions. The studies offered by the Department are aligned firstly with the modern directions of the Sciences of Pre-school Education (mental structures and development, psychological structures and communication, social structures and personality, cultural environment and cognitive development, learning activities and pedagogical management, critical operation and educational practice), and secondly with the development of the Sciences of Educational Design (analysis and design of teaching activities for special populations, analysis and design of new flexible forms of education, analysis and design of educational material, concept and methods of evaluation)

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.