Awarded BySEGi University
Duration3 - 6 years
About the course
Diploma in Early Childhood Education course prepares students for professional practice in the field of early learning and child care. students will develop skills that will enable them to work in collaboration with families, colleagues and communities for the purpose of designing, implementing and evaluating inclusive play-based early learning programs. Students will gain an understanding of the cognitive, psychological and physical development of the child and how to use this knowledge to develop and promote child development. Building on a thorough understanding of child development and principles of responsive practice, students will work in partnership with college-operated child development centres, kindergarten classrooms, licensed early learning and care programs and community agencies in order to integrate classroom theory and practice in meaningful and engaging ways. The study of early childhood education specifically focuses on the youth learning process through about the age of eight and how to most effectively appeal to that process. Through this programme, you will develop the skills to assess and diagnose students’ individual learning needs, and to work with learners of all abilities. Early childhood education program will prepare you for work with a range of children, including infants, toddlers, pre-school children, and school-age children. You will also get to meet and network with childcare providers and teachers to share experience and establish contacts. Upon completion of the early childhood education program, you will know how to design a curriculum based on a comprehensive understanding of child development, how to maintain effective relationships with individual children and groups of children, and how to apply relevant policies and regulations to early childhood education programs.
You can look forward to a rewarding and fulfilling career in various early childhood-related fields; including roles of teaching, management of a childcare centre or preschool, preschool management consultancy, educational product research and development. You will also able to find employment with private and International Schools with nursery or preschool classes.
- provides the basic education and prepares children for primary school education.
- Diploma in early childhood education will be ready for a career in childcare centers, nursery schools, and community service centers.
- Enrich knowledge about child development and assessment, curriculum content, children arts and music, learning and pedagogy, health and safety.
- By earning a diploma in early childhood development, graduates gain the ability to work in teaching and child care positions that would otherwise not be available to them.
- Students also develop skills in time and stress management as well as interpersonal communication.
- The diploma in early childhood education offers a hands-on curriculum to help students learn the fundamentals of high quality childcare.
Foundations of Early Childhood Education
Development of Young Children
Play and Learning
Health, Safety and Nutrition
General Language Training
Physical Education for Young Children
Observation and Assessment of Young Children
Creativity for Young Children
Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities
An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of the Montessori Method of Education
MPU 1 (Malaysian Studies for local students or BM Komunikasi 1 for international students)
MPU 2 (Bahasa Kebangsaan A for those without credit in SPM BM or Presentation Skills)
Science and Technology for Young Children
Mathematics for Young Children
Planning and Organising Early Childhood Care and Educational Settings
Early Childhood Curriculum Approaches
Classroom and Behaviour Management
Social Studies for Young Children
Language and Literacy for Young Children
MPU 3 (Islamic Studies for Muslim students or Moral Studies for non-Muslim students)
Partnering with Families and Community
Management of Early Childhood Settings
Becoming an Early Childhood Professional
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