INTERNATIONAL DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION – TEACHING

(Awarded By Nanyang Institute of Management)

School of Early Childhood Education

Awarding Institution

Course Objective

At the end of the programme, students are able to apply new, innovative ways to:

  • plan, implement and evaluate a developmentally appropriate and stimulating multicultural education curriculum for young children;
  • design a developmentally appropriate and stimulating environment to support the multicultural education curriculum for young children;
  • plan, implement and evaluate a developmentally appropriate and stimulating ICT curriculum for young children;
  • design a developmentally appropriate and stimulating environment to support the ICT curriculum for young children;
  • incorporate good communication, IT and teambuilding skills in their teaching and learning;
  • apply interpersonal skills to work effectively with children, parents, colleagues and the community; and
  • apply counselling skills to work effectively with parents of children with special needs, learning disabilities and abused children.
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COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Progression to Bachelor's Degree

Progression to Bachelor's Degree awarded by our strategic academic partners.

10-Months Programme

Complete modules such as Philosophy History and Tenets, Curriculum Planning and Development and Implementation within 10 months.

Industry-Relevant Modules

Learn industry-relevant modules applied across the Early Childhood industry.

DELIVERY ASSESSMENTS & AWARDS

Delivery
This course is entirely delivered in Singapore. Students have access to local qualified lecturers and academic resources provided by Nanyang Institute of Management.
Learning takes place through a combination of lectures, tutorials, workshops, seminars private and group study time, and self-directed learning. Resources and materials provided for students include a wide range of textbooks, journals, and media.
Assessment
Assessment of modules comprises individual and/or group oral presentation, written assignments, and supervised teaching practice.
Award
Upon passing all modules, a student will be awarded International Diploma in Early Childhood Education – Teaching by Nanyang Institute of Management.
Note: The course has not been accredited by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), the effect of which is that the course will not be recognised as a professional qualification required for the registration of pre-school teachers in Singapore. This condition will be in effect until such time that the PEI provides evidence to CPE that the course has been officially accredited by ECDA.

POTENTIAL CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates may choose to pursue a future(but not limited to) in these department/industries.

Preschool Principal (International Schools)

Curriculum Developer (International Schools)

Infant Educarer (International Schools)

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Course Structure
The course comprises the following modules.
 
Modules
  1. Philosophy History and Tenets
  2. Child Development 0-3 years
  3. Child Development 4-8 years
  4. Observation, Assessment and Evaluation
  5. Classroom Management and Positive Guidance
  6. Curriculum Planning, Development and Implementation
  7. Planning and Designing the Learning Environment
  8. Technology for Young Children
  9. Safety, Health, Hygiene and Nutrition
  10. Working with Families, Communities and Agencies
  11. Supervised Teaching Practices – Project One
For detailed information on modules, please click here.
 
  • Duration: 10 months for Full-time studies
  • Average Teacher-Student Ratio: 1 : 30
Qualifications
  • Candidates must be at least 17 years of age at the time of application.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of formal education and passed in equivalence of GCE ‘O’ Level Credits in 3 different subjects including a credit of at least C6 in English Language or its equivalent.
  • Candidates who do not have the required English proficiency document may take the NIM English Placement Test and/or do an interview.
Course Fees
Course Fees
$12,800.00
Administration Fees
$1,000.00
Study Materials
$300.00
Assessment Fees
$1,800.00
Fees for Fee Protection Scheme
WAIVED
Fees for Medical Insurance Scheme
WAIVED
Total Fee (Excluding 7% GST)
$15,900.00
Total Fee (Including 7% GST)
$17,013.00
Other Mandatory Fees
Singapore-Based Students
Application Fee: $107.00
International Students
Application Fee: $428.00
*All fees quoted are in Singapore dollars.