From typical and atypical early childhood development to assessment and intervention approaches, you will learn how to develop an integrated and developmentally appropriate curriculum through Assessment, Evaluation and Intervention.
Part-Time / 1.5 Years
Course Information At A Glance
6:30pm to 9:30pm. 3 days a week - Mon, Wed & Fri
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme , modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
Comprehend the determinants and risk factors associated with early development, the current issues in special education and early intervention and the importance of the play-based approach as a vehicle for learning.
Study a variety of curricula and teaching approaches with focus on activity-based intervention, authentic, play-based and child-directed methods. Explore various approaches of therapy used by the allied health professionals which can be embedded into the pedagogical approaches of the early interventionist.
Attain hands on experience in lesson delivery, using suitable strategies and intervention approaches for an atypical child in a class room setting. Includes theories and models of parenting / caregiving in different cultural contexts, issues and support services.
Applicants with any of the following qualification are invited to apply for the course:
A Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education-Teaching (DECCET) / Diploma in Preschool Teaching (Diplomas offered before 2009) / Early Years / Early Childhood Education (ECH)/ Child Psychology & Early Education (CPEE)
A Diploma in Special Needs (DISE)/ the Certificate in Special Needs (CISE) and 2 ‘A’ levels
A Diploma or Degree in a related field (Psychology, Social Work, Human Services) from a recognized tertiary institution AND
Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents with a minimum of one year relevant working experience in teaching with children with special needs within 0-6 years old.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):RPL is not applicable for this course.