The role of preschool education is to prepare children for the journey of life-long learning. For such a sure start to be realized, a major aim of preschool education is to support and foster the holistic development of the child. This involves the nurturing and acceptance of young children’s spontaneous, natural and varied responses to the wealth and richness of experiences and opportunities the child is likely to encounter on the learning journey.A Preschool curriculum typically defines a sequence of integrated experiences, interactions, and activities to help young children reach specific learning goals. A curriculum framework provides general guidance on planning the learning environments and experiences for young children.
A well defined curriculum is extremely important for a preschool as the ages between the 0-6 years is probably the most important years in any individual’s life.
Advantages of Curriculum
The formative years of a child are pivotal in shaping out what the child wants to make out of himself and the meaning he derives out of it in the coming years.
With the recent transformations in the field of education it has been proven beyond doubt that in
language learning LSRW (Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing) is the best and most natural
way for kids to learn, and enjoy the learning.
Given the challenges faced by today’s children, opportunities must be created for their inherent talents to get expressed, and many of them go undiscovered.
Preschools naturally become a platform where the child doesn’t just get ready for school, but prepares for life. Science has proved that most development takes place between 3-6 years of age and the right mentoring and opportunities can most definitely help children excel in life.
This development can further be enhanced by allowing the child to choose his/her experiences, sequentially and with responsibility.