The bachelor's degree in Pedagogy of Childhood (PdK) focuses on the requirements for upbringing and educational work with children from 0-14 years of age. He qualifies to accompany educational processes pedagogically and to advise, further educate and network the caregivers of children.
The course of study is based on a pedagogical understanding of the child as a competent subject who actively explores and helps shape its cultural and natural environment. Fundamental scientific knowledge and methods are imparted and qualified in close interaction with practice for the independent conception, implementation and evaluation of upbringing and educational processes in childhood. In doing so, he takes into account the challenges of a pluralized, constantly changing society.
Basics (1st - 4th semester)
Profiles (5th - 6th semester) to choose from:
Practical phase 1 (after the 1st semester):
P 1 internship: 30 working days over two semesters
Practical phase 2 (3rd - 5th semester):
P2 practical project : 60 working days over three semesters
Degree (6th semester)
K. Bachelor thesis and colloquium
In order to gain state recognition, there is a year of practical work after graduation.
For all those who start their studies at the Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in the winter semester 2021/22, there is no need to provide evidence of practical work before starting their studies (basic internship). You do not have to provide evidence of the internship either when you enroll or at a later date.
For educators, there is the possibility, on application, of having their achievements in the training recognized for module P1.
Childhood educators can work in the following professional areas:
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