Diploma in Early Childhood Education
The Diploma in Early Childhood Education is a 3 year programme. The ?rst ?ve years of a child’s life are the most formative and highly important stage in their development. This programme provides for the teacher professionals to view the development years in a continuum. The children will be prepared to start a formal education, will have a good foundation for continued learning, a grasp of peer relationships, will have higher self-esteem, and better enjoyment of the learning process. It will facilitate the interaction between the pre and initial school years. The concept of basic education calls for the inclusion of early childhood and the key survival grades, that is, the ?rst two or three grades of primary education.
The Diploma in Early Childhood Education Programme is initiated to produce knowledgeable, competent and dynamic Early Childhood Education teachers.
- A Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM/SPMV) with at least credit in three (3) subjects; OR
- A Pass in Uni?ed Examination Certi?cate (UEC) with at least Grade B in 3 subjects; OR
- A Pass in O-Level with at least Grade C in 3 subjects; OR
- A Pass in Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 Early Childhood Education / Preschool; and a pass in SPM with at least credit in one (1) subject; OR
- A Pass in Sijil Kolej Komuniti (Level 3, MQF) in related ?eld; and a pass in SPM with at least credit in one (1) subject; and
- A Pass in Certi?cate in Early Childhood Education (Level 3, MQF) in related ?eld with minimum CGPA 2.00; OR
- A Pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with at least Grade C (NGMP of 2.00) in one (1) subject; OR
- A Pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a Grade of Maqbul; OR
- Any other equivalent quali?cations recognized by the Malaysian Government
- For international students, it is compulsory to obtain a minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS or its equivalent.
This quali?cation will give students the opportunity to work in Early Childhood centers as teachers and owners.