Diploma in Early Childhood Education

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The Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE) program under the Faculty of Social Science, Arts and Humanities is designed to give students academic and technical skills in broad areas. In recent decades, studies have shown that early childhood education is critical in preparing children to enter and succeed in the grade school, diminishing their risk of social-emotional mental health problems and increasing their self-sufficiency as adults.

Overview

The Diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE) program under the Faculty of Social Science, Arts and Humanities is designed to give students academic and technical skills in broad areas. In recent decades, studies have shown that early childhood education is critical in preparing children to enter and succeed in the grade school, diminishing their risk of social-emotional mental health problems and increasing their self-sufficiency as adults. In Malaysia it is recognizes that the first 3 years of life are critical in the development of children and therefore must be committed to providing quality education for its youngest citizens. The program combines the precise training in methods of teaching, assessment, curriculum content, children arts and music, learning and pedagogy, health and safety. The Diploma of Early Childhood Education (DECE) Program in Lincoln University College prepares students to become professionally trained edu-carers and academically qualified preschool teachers who can continue their future study in Bachelor of Early Childhood Education (BECE) (Hons) Program. Graduates will develop skills in teaching children between 0-8 years of age. The diploma holder would be qualified to find work as educators in various subjects of science,commerce and basic learning.

Program Aim

  • Establish students to the ground rules of early childhood learning.
  • Produce upcoming teachers who are responsive to the requirements of teaching to children in their early childhood.
  • Build up students to be proficient individuals; equipped with teaching proficiency and other essential skills to teach efficiently.
  • Render students to the issues of present-day childhood education.
  • Nurture students to become individuals with individuality who can become role models to the upcoming generation.

Career Opportunities

The Diploma in Early Childhood Education is in high demand for employers in a variety of academic sectors. It provides students with thorough knowledge of childhood education by equipping students with a detailed understanding and skill that is applicable to the workplace. They will also find jobs as educational counselors, pre-school teachers, curriculum and instructor positions in various educational organizations, and can be involved in the analysis and planning of educational activities in the organizations. After completion of this course professionals are expected to emerge as:

  • Preschool Teacher
  • Childcare Center Director
  • Home-Based Service Provider
  • Home-Based Service Provider
  • Family Support Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Elementary School Teacher

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Contact us

Wisma Lincoln, No. 12-18, Jalan SS 6/12, 47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia

+603-7886 2717 (Landline)
+1300 880 111 (Malaysia)
+603-7806 3478 (International)

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