From an overview of early childhood education in Singapore to aesthetics and creative expression,
you will learn how to use strategies for communication and working with families and
communities in the education of young children.
Part-Time 1 Year
Salary Support Funding:The Skillsfuture SG (SSG) will provide Salary Support Funding to employers in the Early Childhood Care and Education industry for eligible trainees under the Professional Conversion Programme (PCP) for pre-school teachers.
To apply, you must be:• Singapore citizen or permanent resident;• Company-sponsored;• Employed in an ECDA-registered pre-school (excluding MOE Kindergarten) in a teaching position within 6 months prior to course application• Meet the minimum entry requirements for the course
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme , modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.
Introduce the theories of how young children develop and learn in the physical, cognitive and socio-emotional domains. Design appropriate activities for indoor and outdoor play and a suitable environment for the care and safety of children.
Comprehend the vast individual differences in learning among young children. Introduce designing and developing experiences to equip young children with speaking, listening and reading, writing skills and creative expressions through art, music and dance.
Identify children’s strengths and plan for support, understand the diverse family backgrounds, provide concrete math and play experiences and opportunities to explore and construct knowledge of the world around them.
Learn to plan and implement learning experiences, design and deploy environmentally friendly resources, become involved in classroom teaching and be aware of the code of conduct for teachers.
Applicants with any of the following qualification are invited to apply for the course:
A recognised 3-year full-time polytechnic diploma or equivalent with at least a credit in GCE 'O' level English as a first language or other acceptable alternatives as outlined by ECDA
Employed in an ECDA-registered childcare centre or kindergarten or MOE- kindergarten; or
Have successfully completed the polytechnic's interview selection process(for self-sponsoring applicants).
A recognised university degree where the medium of instruction in English
Employed in an ECDA-registered childcare centre or kindergarten or MOE-kindergarten; or
Have successfully completed the polytechnic's interview selection process
(for self-sponsoring applicants).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL): Not applicable for this course.