The Implications to the Early Childhood Teacher Education in Korea from Early Childhood Pre-Service Teachers’ Professional Development
Jiryung Ahn

In becoming a teacher and teaching in early childhood education, it is important to be a “professional.” We have learned a substantial amount of knowledge and information regarding effective teacher professional development from researchers and studies. So far, the importance of “professionalism” in teacher education, especially, in pre-service teacher education and training has been emphasized and the researches about “professionalism” were conducted. The purpose of this study is to explore the core competencies and features of professional development for early childhood educators and the implications for teacher education in a different educational background and culture.

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