Source: Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, Volume 32, Issue 3, 2011, p. 287-296.
Until 2001, Israeli MA programs were controlled exclusively by Israeli universities.
The article deals with the development of MEd programs in Israeli colleges of education, using the “Early Childhood Education” program to exemplify the process.
The goal of this article is to highlight the importance of advanced studies for the professional staff working in the field of early childhood education (ECE).
The program is unique in its category in the state of Israel and has been authorized by the Council for Higher Education.