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Diploma in

Tamil Studies With Early Education

N95


 
Has it always been your dream to be a teacher? Do you have a love for the rich Tamil language and culture? Make your dream a reality by taking up the Diploma in Tamil Studies with Early Education (TSE)!

Through this one-of-a-kind diploma, you will not only nurture the next generation of young minds, but have opportunities to share your passion for the Tamil language and culture with others! With the importance of Mother Tongue Language (MTL) in schools, you will secure good opportunities as a Tamil Language preschool educator.
First of its Kind
The only such diploma course in Singapore, with a curriculum that is taught in Tamil and English.
Real-World Learning
Get fully immersed in the local Indian community through Service-Learning projects.
Industry Recognition
Conducted by the National Institute of Early Childhood Development (NIEC) in collaboration with Ngee Ann Polytechnic at the NIEC (NP) campus, and recognised by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Entry Requirements

FOR STUDENTS WITH O-LEVEL EXAMINATION RESULTS

AGGREGATE TYPE ELR2B2-A

Candidates must have the following GCE 'O' Level examination (or equivalent) results.

  • English Language

    1 - 6*
  • Higher Tamil OR
    Tamil

    1 - 4
    1 - 2
  • Any three other subjects**

    1 - 6

Candidates would need to be certified medically fit for study by a certified medical doctor, and to work with children according to ECDA’s medical requirements for preschool teachers.

You must also have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional) and fulfil the aggregate computation requirements for the ELR2B2-A Aggregate Type.

ELR2B2-A Aggregate Type >

To be granted teacher certification status by ECDA to also teach English up to Kindergarten levels, applicants must have a minimum of a B4 for GCE ‘O’ level English Language (EL).


Notes:

* All applicants with a C5 or C6 in EL in the GCE ‘O’ Level examination are given two years from the point of teacher registration to obtain at least a B4 in ‘O’ Level English (English as a First Language) or English Language Acceptable Alternatives.

** The main medium of instruction for these subjects must be in English, except for a language subject.


FOR STUDENTS WITH OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Find out more on entry requirements and admissions exercise periods for qualifications such as N(A)-Level, A-Level, ITE, IP, IB and more.

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Application Information

  • Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2020 JAE

    11 to 22
  • Planned Intake (2021)

    30

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Diploma in Tamil Studies with Early Education (N95)