The Development of philosophy in early childhood pedagogy:
Western, Eastern, and national perspectives
Keywords:Pedagogy, Early Childhood, Education, Philosophy of Education, Student
Pedagogy, especially concerning early childhood, has become a topic area that has developed rapidly in the last few decades. Through this article, the development of pedagogical philosophy will be explained in both Western, Eastern, and national perspectives. Early childhood education that is seen around us is the result of the thoughts of previous philosophers and thinkers who developed in accordance with other sciences. The influence of the development of science makes early childhood education have a variety of approaches and certain methods so that learning activities become effective. Moreover, various pedagogical philosophies view children as students from different perspectives. The relationship between students and teachers also has its own dynamics. The debate over the shifting pedagogical philosophy will also be discussed. If in the past the debate was still about how important children's education was, so that in the end, it gave rise to many methods and thoughts, now the philosophy of education has entered a phase of questioning education itself.