The Practice of the Convention on the Rights of Children in Preschool Teacher Training and Professional Development
The United Nation legalized the Convention on the Rights of Children in 1989. The Taiwanese government also passed “the Enforcement Act of CRC” in 2014 to advocate children own the same rights with the adults and they need special care and protect. The practice of CRC shall be extended to young children. No matter their age or development circumstances, they own the rights of expression and protecting their own rights. This article described the content of CRC and its importance to the Early Childhood Teacher Education. This article also described the first national reports and echoed to the early childhood education issues. The author compared with the ECEC curriculum framework (Taiwan) with the CRC articles. Three teachers’ professional development stages were proposed: awareness stage, practice stage, application and promotion stage. Finally, suggestions to early childhood teacher training were made including the five literacy elements of preservice teacher training stages and corresponding subjects.
|關鍵詞||幼教師、兒童權利公約、專業發展、preschool teacher、the Convention on the Rights of Children、professional development|