MCAST and University sign MoU in area of early childhood education
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MCAST and the University of Malta, have today signed an agreement in the area of Early Childhood Education and Care.
They said that this MoU will serve to strengthen the collaboration between the two institutions in this area of specialisation and also enable student progression from the Institute of Community Services at MCAST to the Department of Early Childhood and Primary Education within the Faculty of Education.
MCAST and the university said that it also furthers the work carried out in the past, through which several MCAST students continued their studies in Education.
MCAST students graduating with a Higher Diploma in Advanced Studies in the Early Years are now able to enrol in the third and final year of the University’s new B.A.(Hons) Early Childhood Education and Care.
It also means that these graduates will be eligible for employment in the Kindergarten sector and may also be able to proceed to the Master in Teaching and Learning (Early Years and Primary Education) in order to qualify as Primary School teachers.