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Bachelor of Education (Hons) Major in Early Childhood Education aims to produce Early Childhood Educators who are:

  1. knowledgeable and competent in teaching and learning to provide professional services to all relevant stakeholders, 
  2. resourceful, creative, and innovative with an entrepreneurial mindset in advancing their career in early childhood setting,
  3. positive in pursuing lifelong learning and upholding professionalism and ethical practices, and
  4. effective in leveraging practical, numerical, digital and leadership skills in managing and responding to different educational needs. 

Our modules contribute significantly to the improvement of educational standards in partnership with early childhood settings, schools, colleges and universities both locally and globally. 

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Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Study Mode: 
Open and Distance Learning (ODL)
Entry Requirements: 


i. A pass in senior high school or its equivalent with a min. of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects;


ii. A Level or its equivalent with a min. Grade E in any 2 subjects;


iii. A Diploma or its equivalent with min. CGPA of 2.00;


iv. A Pass in Foundation programme or equivalent with min. CGPA of 2.00.

Programme Structure: 

Year 1

  • Academic English
  • Introduction to Education: Educational Philosophy, History and Policies
  • Communication and Thinking skills
  • Sociology and Development of Children and Adolescents
  • Introduction to Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Technology in Education
  • Pedagogy and Diversity
  • Educational Psychology
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Education

Year 2

  • Ethics and professionalism in Teaching
  • Personal Development And Communication Skills/ Elementary Mandarin or Advanced Mandarin
  • Planning and Organising Supportive Learning Environments
  • Practicum 1
  • Classroom and Behaviour Management

Year 3

  • Management and Leadership in Education
  • Introduction to Research in Education
  • Co-curriculum Management
  • Practicum 2
  • Practicum 3
  • Research Project: Contemporary Issues and Trends in Education

Compulsory/ MPU

  • Philosophy and Current Issues (International)
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International)
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • Co-curriculum Sustainabilty Thinking

Early Childhood Education

  • Early Childhood in a Changing World
  • Play and Learning in Early Childhood
  • Assessment in Early Childhood
  • Collaborative Relationships in Early Childhood: Home, School and Community
  • Wellness in Early Childhood: Health, Safety, Nutrition and Physical Education
  • Arts Education in Early Childhood: Creative and Aesthetic Expression
  • Social-emotional Learning, Character Education and Social Studies in Early Childhood
  • Communication in Early Childhood: Language and Literacy Education
  • Science and Technology Education in Early Childhood
  • Mathematics Education in Early Childhood

Mixed mode of Coursework, Continuos Assessment and Final Alternative Assessment. 

Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Education (Honours) programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Master of Education by Research
  2. Master of Education by Coursework
Career Opportunities: 

A bachelor’s degree in education is a professional degree that will prepare you for a job in the early childhood, primary or secondary school settings. Other areas of employment include children, family, youth services, training, social services, higher education, educational product development, instructional design and technology for education.