fbpx Diploma in Early Childhood Education ** | Africa Open Learning
Overview: 

"The Diploma in Early Childhood Education  is aimed at preparing learners to meet the demands and challenges of the teaching profession at childcare centres and pre-schools for both public and private sectors. It is structured to enable graduates to acquire competencies in identifying the teaching and learning approaches for young children, and to be reflectively and professionally engaged in teaching-learning processes and experiences, curriculum planning, and aspects of management.

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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. 

Discipline: 
Education
Entry Requirements: 

IELTS 5.0 is required if the applicants prior education was not delivered in English

i. A pass in O Level or its equivalent, with a minimum of three (3) credits in any subject;

OR

ii. A pass in Senior High School or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any subject;

OR

iii. A Level or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade E in any subject;

OR

iii. A Certificate or its equivalent.

Programme Structure: 

Year 1

  • Effective Play and Learning Spaces for Young Children
  • Understanding the Child's Growth & Development
  • Physical Education and Health Care for Young Children
  • Academic English
  • Inclusion, Diversity & Special Needs in Early Childhood
  • Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood
  • Curriculum Planning and Development for Young Children
  • Creativity for Young Children
  • Applied Digital Skills
  • Safety & Well-being of Young Children
  • Global Citizenship for Young Children

Year 2

  • Language and Literacy for Young Children
  • Positive Child Guidance
  • Science, Technology and Mathematics for Young Children
  • Spritual & Moral Values for Young Children
  • An Introduction to Montessori Pedagogy
  • Administration and Management in Early Childhood
  • Partnering with Families & Community
  • Professionalism in Early Childhood

Year 3

  • Practicum 1
  • Practicum 2
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Diploma in Early Childhood Education programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Bachelor of Education (Hons)
Career Opportunities: 

As graduates, you may look forward to a fulfilling career in the following early childhood-related fields such as teaching, ownership or management of a childcare or nursery, pre-school management consultancy, employment within international schools.