Diploma In Early Childhood Education
Course Information
Credit Hours
90 Hours
Duration of Study
3 Years
Programme Description

Diploma In Early Childhood Education

The Government is making it compulsory that all those involved in the care and teaching of pre-school children to be properly trained and educated so that they will be better equipped in developing young minds. Emphasizing the core values and skills required in the early childhood curriculum, this programe enables students to design, implement and evaluate appropriate learning experiences for early childhood settings. Students will also acquire a strong foundation in psychology to better understand young children’s mental processes and behaviors.

Diploma In Early Childhood Education

• Passed SPM/SPMV/GCE O-Level with minimum 3 credits in any subjects; OR

• Passed U nified Examination C ertificate (UEC) with at least G rade B in 3 subjects; OR

• Passed S ijil Kemahiran M alaysia (SKM) L evel 3 in related field and passed SPM with a minimum credit in one (1) subject and has undergone strengthening program (if necessary); OR

• Passed C ertificate (Level 3 KKM) in related field with a minimum CGPA     of 2.00; OR

• Passed STPM with at least G rade C (CGPA 2.00) in one (1) subject; OR

• Passed STAM (maqbul rank); OR

• Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Kindergarten Teachers, Entrepreneurs, KEMAS Officers, Early Years Resource Worker,Home Child-Care Provider, Educational Assistant, Children’s Programming Director, Preschool Nursery School Teacher, Before-And After-School Care Provider, Camp Counselor/Director, Parent Educator.

  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to ECE
  • Child Psychology
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Curriculum and Development
  • Education Policy and Philosophy
  • Education Technology for ECE
  • Teaching Approaches in ECE
  • Teaching Bahasa
  • Childhood Literature – Malaysia Folktales
  • Teaching English
  • Teaching Mathematics
  • Music & Drama for Young Children
  • Childhood Literature – International Folktale
  • Special Needs
  • Counselling Skills
  • Assessments for ECE
  • Play Therapy
  • Managing Childcare Centre
  • Social Skills & Moral Development
  • Health, Safety and Nutrition
  • School and Community
  • Professional Communication
  • Professional Development
  • Basic Entrepreneurship
  • Malaysian Studies
  • Malay Language A
  • Islamic /Moral Studies

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