Early Childhood Section
Early Childhood education is about building the appropriate foundations for learning. At ACS Doha we aim to create the best possible start to a child’s educational experience by understanding and supporting each individual’s developmental pathways. Development is not an automatic process as it depends on the individuality of the child, positive relationships, and enabling learning environments. ACS Doha supports these principles by focusing on play and exploration, active learning and creative and critical thinking. Our high quality provision confers lasting benefits so children grow to become life-long learners. Our curricular framework focuses on the prime learning areas of personal, social and emotional development, communication and language development, and physical development. We develop strong foundations in Mathematics, Literacy, Understanding of the World and Expressive Arts and Design through meaningful experiences that often reflect our internationalism and cultural heritage of our host country.Our children: develop as self-regulated learners. They are emotionally safe and are confident to explore and cope with new and challenging experiences. find and grow interests. They think for themselves, make choices and reach decisions. Through collaborative play situations, children talk, think and share.are confident and motivated. They work towards challenging yet achievable personal goals. discover the importance of caring for themselves, caring for others and caring for the environment.recognise, select and use technology.Our teachers are skillful professionals, who blend adult guidance with a child’s autonomy as a learner. Our Early Childhood Divisionfosters a sense of belonging for children, parents and teachers. We recognise the significant part parents’ play in a child’s education, and support and actively encourage parental involvement at school and at home.Our warm, stimulating learning spacesoffer opportunities for children to be creative over the whole curriculum. Teachers help individuals articulate their own questions as well as introducing them to relevant, contextual problems to be solved.