DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

DIPLOMA IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (in collaboration with UPSI)

JPT/BPP(N/143/4/0160)02/2024-MQA/PA9157

If shaping and nurturing the young minds of the future interests you, Diploma in Early Childhood Education in collaboration with Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) will give you the skills and hands-on experience to get you on your desired career. This diploma certificate is fully awarded by UPSI.

● SPM – Pass with at least Grade E for Mathematics & English Language and a minimum of 3 credits (including Bahasa Melayu + 2 other subjects)

● Any other equivalent qualifications recognised by Malaysian government

Duration

2 years (6 semesters)

Credit hours: 91

Intakes

June, September

YEAR ONE

● Pengajian Kenegaraan (MPU subject)

● Basic Entrepreneurship

● Bahasa Melayu 1

● Co-curriculum

● Philosophy, Theory and Basic of early childhood education

● Philosophy, Approach and Content of PERMATA

● Responsive learning environment for babies and toddlers

● Tamadun Islam dan Asia (TITAS)

● Ethnic relations

● English Proficiency 2

● Co-curriculum 2

● Child growth and development

● Pedagogy in early childhood education

● Preschool curriculum analysis

● Planning, teaching and learning implementation in early childhood education

● Guidance in early childhood behavior

● Health and safety education for early childhood education

● Application on ICT for early childhood education

● Early childhood learning environment

YEAR TWO

● Art and craft in early childhood

● Maths and science in early childhood

● Parents and community participation in early childhood education

● Language and communication development in early childhood

● English for young learners

● Design, space, equipment and games

● Observation and evaluation of children

● Music and creative movements

● Literature and storytelling technique

● Validation for children with special needs

● Selection and evaluation of teaching materials for early childhood education

● Final project

● Practicum (Nursery & kindergarten)

Graduates can look forward to career opportunities in the following sectors:

1. Kindergarten/Nursery Teacher
2. Manager of Kindergarten/Nursery
3. Motivator
4. Consultant