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Center for Preschool and Inclusive Education

Center for Preschool and Inclusive Education
Tbilisi
Georgia
+995 32 222 00 09

Mission

The Center for Preschool and Inclusive Education (CPIE) represents one of the centers of Institute for Child Development (ICD) at Ilia State University (ISU). The ICD incorporates early intervention programs and centers working with children and youth with special needs. The mission of ICD is to connect teaching, practice and research for positive changes in early childhood services, professional education in this field and also serve as a practice field for students of ISU. The CPIE is the team of professionals working on different level (practice, teaching, policy development) to support quality early education through introducing and advocating for the best, evidence based practice in early childhood education.
The CPIE team are authors of early childhood curriculums, handbooks, teaching programs and policy documents – standards and regulations in Georgia. In addition, CPIE staff are leading lecturers and trainers in in-service and pre-service (minor program in early childhood education) programs of early education at Ilia State University.
Take into consideration the existing situation of pre-service programs in ECE in Georgia, only bachelor program is minor program at ISU, the CPIE team initiated to develop the major program in early childhood education.

Resources and practices

Supporting Development of Early Inclusive Education in Tbilisi Kindergartens

Supporting  Development of Early Inclusive Education in Tbilisi Kindergartens is a project aiming to support development of early childhood...

University Based in-service Training in Early Education

University based in-service training in early childhood education (ECE) is an in-service programme for early childhood educators accredited by Ilia...

Video interaction guidance

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

How to support functional skills and independence

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

Task of communicating with a child. Control or self-control

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

Two sides of emotional regulation and self-regulation

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

Parent mediated interactions

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

How to teach a child to identify emotions

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

How to tell a child that she/he has got ASD

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

Play in everyday life

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

How to help a child to understand speech

During the lockdown, the Child Development Institute at Ilia State University continued its activities by providing services at the distance. All...

Activity Book for Early Childhood Educators

Activity book for early childhood educators contains a body of activities for early childhood educators for planning for integrated teaching using...

Communication, Speech & Language Guidebook for Professionals in Early Education

Communication, Speech, and Language Guidebook for professionals in early education is a guidebook based on contemporary...

The Role of Psychologist in Early Education

The Role of Psychologist in Early Education is the first guidebook created for psychologists working in early childhood...

The Role of Special Ed Teacher in Early Education

The Role of Special Ed Teacher in Early Education is a guidebook for special education teachers working in early childhood settings. Special...