Early Childhood Teaching Track or Early Intervention (Special Needs) Track.
Work training at pre-schools and early intervention centres.
Established diploma awarded by
National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC) in collaboration with
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, and accredited by
Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).
Learn about children’s health & socio-emotional well-being, developmental psychology, and children’s literature. Pick up skills in language & literacy, and receive practical training on working with young children in early childhood settings.
For a complete listing and description of the modules, click
Gain knowledge in creative arts for children, psychology of exceptional children, curriculum planning & design, and working with families & communities.
Choose between the Early Childhood Teaching or Early Intervention (Special Needs) tracks, then put your skills into practice during your 6-month internship.
ELR2B2-A (2018) – 13
Planned Intake (2018) – 250
AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-A
To be eligible for consideration, candidates must have the following GCE ‘O’ Level examination (or equivalent) results.
You must also fulfil the aggregate computation requirements.
*To be granted teacher certification status to teach up to Kindergarten levels by
Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA), new teachers must have a minimum of a B4 grade for English Language (EL). Those with a C5 or C6 in EL are given 2 years from the point of teacher registration to obtain either a B4 or any acceptable EL alternatives. Click
here for the list of acceptable EL alternatives.
#Students with a D7 in Mathematics may apply for the course provided they have GCE ‘O’ Level passes (1-6) in 5 subjects (including English).
** The main medium of instruction for these subjects must be in English, except for a language subject.
Successful candidates are required to pass a medical examination before confirming acceptance to the course.
The following medical conditions may lead to non-acceptance into the course.Candidates are advised to check with the Admissions Office or the School of Humanities & Social Sciences before they apply.
Early Admissions Exercise (EAE)
Application will open in June 2018.
Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE)
The exercise is now closed.
Direct Admissions Exercise (DAE)
December 2017 to March 2018.
here to find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as ‘N(A)’ Level, ‘A’ Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.