At a particular time of a year,parents are focused on choosing the most suitable educational center for their child. It is crucial to be convinced that the selected center meets the requirements of the early childhood education program(หลักสูตรการศึกษาปฐมวัย, which is the term in Thai) and that the child will be comfortable and well cared for.
To help you, we give you some tips that you should take into account when choosing a nursery school:
It seems obvious, but we should not trust anything. To avoid surprises, make sure that the center has been approved by the Ministry of Education of your Autonomous Community and that the educators are certified professionals.
Also, make sure that the ratio of children in the classroom must be met. Each group must have a tutor and the school must also have support staff.
- Safe Installations
When you visit the center, train your eye to detect that it complies with basic safety measures such as fences on the stairs, protected corners and sockets, door stops, rubber floors, furniture and toilets adapted for children, ventilation, natural light, shady areas in the patio, etc.
Also find out about the children going out to the playground, that they are always supervised by an educator, there is no possibility that the child goes out into the street due to carelessness, and that they control the delivery of children at the time of departure.
- The Educational And Ideological Project
It is essential that the philosophy of the center and what it offers at an educational level fits us. Today, there are multiple educational game set (ชุดเกมการศึกษา, which is the term in Thai) options to choose from. There are more preparatory schools, others more focused on art, others more traditional.
Find out about the program to be implemented and the work methodology. The educational plan should contribute to enhancing children’s capacities, fostering their ability to discover and experience for themselves.