Behcet Celik1 & Recep Bilgin 2
1English Language Teaching Department, Faculty of Education, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
2English Language Teaching Department, Faculty of Education, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
Abstract: The history of pre-education is quite recent. In fact, in order for this education to start, it was necessary to wait for the formal education to spread to the whole society. Pre-school education, which emerged and designed to meet the needs of post-industrial societies, gave importance to the cognitive, affective and psychomotor development of students. Especially the educational needs of post-war societies also required pre-school education. In this context, three different approaches to pre-school education have emerged. The common point of these approaches is that they adopt a democratic education model and reject the authoritarian teacher role in the traditional education model. Thus, a reflection of humanity’s democratization adventure in the modern age has also shown itself in education models.
Keywords: Pre-School Education, Approaches to Pre-School Education, Waldorf Approach, Montessori Approach, Reggio Emilia Approach
Published: August 18, 2022
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