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Department of Early Childhood Education

Introduction of Department

The JEI University Department of Early Childhood Education was first established in Incheon in 1982 and it has been graduating early childhood education experts in charge of the protection and education of pre-school age children. Most graduates work as directors, assistant directors, teachers and inspectors in different parts of Incheon, Seoul and Gyeonggi and are actively working as experts in their fields. The Department of Early Childhood Education has been operating curriculums fitted to the future generation with the goal of cultivating on-site specialized early childhood teachers, volunteer-type early childhood teachers, and creative early childhood teachers under the vision of ‘fostering early childhood education experts equipped with character and creativity’.

Department Features/Strengths

selected as best institute (A grade) in the 2017 Ministry of Education’s teacher fostering institute evaluation

Selected as best institute (A grade) in the 2014 Ministry of Education’s teacher fostering institute evaluation

Selected as best institute (A+ grade) in the 2000 National Early Childhood Education Department Rankings

Recorded high employment rate of over 90% in the past 5 years

Constructed industry-academic cooperation system with over 128 outstanding kindergartens

Kindergarten attached to the college used for on-site practices

Operate 4-stage on-site practice track system of monitoring training, pre-training, school site training,
and follow-up training

Constructed best practice environment for effective on-site classes such as mock classes and workshops

Perform system triangle mentoring and career guidance customized to each student

Acquire 4-year diploma and look to enter graduate school by operating bachelor’s degree major intensified courses

Licenses and Certifications

  • Kindergarten teacher level 2
  • nursing teacher level 2

Employment Fields

Private kindergartens, national kindergartens, national day care centers, institutes related to early childhood education