Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
Asian College of Teachers’ Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training is an advanced course designed for both new and existing early childhood educators who can gain a deeper understanding of teaching young learners aged 0-5 years. The course provides the teachers with a broad range of knowledge coupled with teaching skills to motivate children and generate interest in learning in their formative years. The ECCED course lends expertise to the early childhood teachers in all areas of teaching which will enable them to teach and care for young learners as well as help them to extend their thinking about the children’s learning which can lead to improvisation of new activities. Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training course is ideal for developmental progression in one’s teaching career as an early childhood educator.
- P G Diploma course is of 240 hours duration
- Maximum duration of the course is 16 months
- Course can also be completed in fast track mode
- Flexible course which can be pursued from any corner of the globe
Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training is a contemporary course tailored for aspiring as well as active teachers planning a career in early childhood care and education. The ECCED course which is of 240 hours duration equips the prospective teachers with the vital skills and teaching strategies which are indispensable in a young learner’s classroom can be completed in 16 months. The post graduate course offers enough flexibility to the candidates who can pursue it from any part of the globe in either online mode or distance mode. Today’s early childhood educator should have a complete idea about a child’s needs and should help in the smooth transition between home and school by providing love and care and at the same time maintaining the natural rhythm of the growth of young children and this course thoroughly trains the future teachers in every developmental aspect of early childhood education.
- Course is available in both online and distance modes
- Course can be availed at a reasonable price
- Easy installment payment options
- Scholarship available for meritorious students
Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training course which revolves around innovative teaching strategies and methodologies with a sharp focus on young children can be availed at a reasonable course fee of Rs 40,000 for online and Rs.42,000 for distance mode.( Inclusive of All Taxes ). Candidates with basic computer skills and an internet connection can take up online course and the candidates who wish to receive hard copy study materials can opt for distance mode. Early childhood teaching is hard work but making a difference in a young child’s life is rewarding at the same time. The post graduate diploma course will help the early childhood educators to expand the early childhood knowledge base and transform them into highly specialized teaching professionals.
|40,000 INR for online and 42,000 INR for distance mode *||700 USD||550 GBP||23400 THB|
* Inclusive of all taxes
- Bachelor’s degree is the minimum entry requirement
- Both aspiring as well as experienced teachers are eligible to apply
The minimum eligibility for enrolling in Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training course is a bachelor’s degree. Aspiring as well as experienced teachers who want to grow into professional knowledge in early childhood education or upgrade their teaching skills to excel in their chosen area are encouraged to take the course.
The changes in the field of early childhood education has shifted the focus on the professional development of early childhood teachers as they need to nurture tender minds and create a child friendly and supportive learning environment for the holistic development of children and show a better understanding of managing young learners.
Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education :
- Phase 1: Introduction
- Phase 2: Educational Psychology
- Phase 3: Stages of Development
- Phase 4: Importance of Play
- Phase 5: Factors Affecting Early Childhood
- Phase 6: Principles and Approaches of Early Childhood Education
- Phase 7: First Aid
- Phase 8: Helping Early Childhood Learners Settle Down in School
- Phase 9: Sensorial
- Phase 10: Mathematics and Numbers in Montessori
- Phase 11: Role of parents in Schooling
- Phase 12: Curriculum – Infant and Toddler, Preschooler
- Phase 13: Food
- Phase 14: Sleep
- Phase 15: Physical Comfort
- Phase 16: Toilet Training
- Phase 17: Hand washing: Importance and Techniques
- Phase 18: Infrastructure and Initial Processing
- Phase 19: Finances and Budgeting
- Phase 20: The Educator
- Phase 20: The Educator
- Phase 22: Strategies for Differentiated Instructions
- Joint certification from ACT and Training Qualifications, UK
- Globally recognized certificate is awarded on successful completion
- “Online” and “Distance” are not mentioned in the certificates
The candidates will be awarded a globally recognized certificatefrom Asian College of Teachers on successful completion of Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training. The certificates awarded have an added advantage as the words “Online” and “Distance”are not mentioned in the certificates. Shipment of certificates within India is done free of cost but the candidates residing outside India are required to pay an additional fee. Generally after submission of all the assignments and completion of the course, the candidate has to pay the dispatch fee. After that we take the respective shipping address and contact number of the candidate and courier the certificate to the same. It takes a maximum of 3 weeks for the certificates to reach the candidate’s address.
- Easy admission process
- Application can be submitted online
- Opt for any online payment scheme
Interested candidates willing to enroll have to fill up an online application form with all the relevant details and must provide correct email id and phone number as all the communication will be forwarded there. Once the application form is submitted, the candidates will receive the course details via email and phone call from ACT’s admission executives. The course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once they confirm their enrollment. The ECCED course fee can be paid through online payment using Debit / Credit Card or by depositing Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft to our bank account. After the payment is credited the candidates will be receiving payment confirmation with online admission form. They need to fill up the same and submit in order to get online access to the course. Candidates opting for distance mode will receive hard copy study materials couriered to their registered address.
About Cambridge TKT Examination*
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leader in teacher education in Asia is now the authorised centre for conducting Cambridge TKT Exam all over India. TKT is the acronym for Teaching Knowledge Test and is conducted by Cambridge, which tests your basic teaching knowledge.
The test comprises of three core modules, with one test for each. Cambridge English certificates are provided after the completion of each module. Each modular test has 80 questions and continues for 80 minutes and may be taken together or separately, in any order of the candidate's preference. All authorised TKT centres are inspected by Cambridge English Language Assessment ensuring that the centres meet their high standards.
Teaching Knowledge Test or TKT is appropriate for aspirants who are eager to develop themselves as a teacher, and have little or no knowledge of the modern English teaching methodologies and approaches; the TKT test will certainly boost their teaching career and give it a solid start. All they have to do is to register and take as many modules as they want, over any time period. They will receive a Cambridge English certificate for each module they complete.
*This examination is conducted only in India.
Cambridge TKT Examination Fee
One module (without preparation):
Rs 2500 + Rs 750 = Rs 3250 (inclusive of GST & certificate dispatch fee within India)
Rs 2500 + Rs 500 = Rs 3000 (inclusive of GST) with additional certificate dispatch fee outside India
One module (with preparation):
Rs2500 +Rs2500 + Rs1250 = Rs 6250 (inclusive of GST & certificate dispatch fee within India)
Rs 2500 +Rs 2500 + Rs 1000 = Rs 6000 (inclusive of GST) with additional certificate dispatch fee outside India
Candidates will have the option to choose more than one exam module and they can avail a discount of Rs 500 from the 2nd exam module onward.
Cambridge TKT Examination Dates
24th March, 2018 – Delhi
12th May, 2018 - Kolkata
26th May, 2018 – Bangalore
9th June, 2018 - Mumbai
7th July, 2018 – Delhi
Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test - Contents
TKT MODULE 1
Part 1: Language and Background to Language and Teaching
Part 2: Background to Language Learning
Part 3 - Background to Language Teaching
TKT MODULE 2
Part 1: Planning and Preparing a Lesson or Sequence of Lessons
Part 2: Selection and Use of Resources
TKT MODULE 3
Part 1: Teacher's and Learner's Language in the Classroom
Part 2: Classroom Management
TKT CLIL (Content and language Integrated Learning) MODULE
Part 2 :
TKT YL (Young Learners) MODULE
The learning and development of young learners
- planning lessons for young learners
- teaching strategies, practice activities and resources used to support and challenge language learning in young learners.
Choose your Cambridge TKT Module
You can opt for TKT Module 3 and TKT YL if you are pursuing P G Diploma in ECCE course.
Asian College of Teachers is offering a bunch of comprehensive early childhood care and education teacher training courses designed meticulously to produce professional educators who will be able to actively get engaged with the next generation learners facilitating the growth of children aged 0-5 years. The candidates enrolling in any of the certificate, diploma and P G diploma courses can also pursue a variety of exclusive specializations like English Language Teaching, Classroom Management, Education Management and Early Childhood Care.
These specialized courses accord candidates with additional knowledge and understanding of early childhood education so that they learn to address the needs and concerns of young learners. As future teachers, they need to capture the attention of young children and will therefore, need additional skills in specified areas in order to cater to a varied set of learners. The candidates will have further flexibility to opt for any specialization ranging from one to all four mentioned above.
There are ample opportunities for early childhood or preschool teachers who have completed training in early childhood education and care and have a passion to teach young learners. With the growing popularity of early childhood education, there is a considerable demand for certified teachers. Asian College of Teachers’ Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) opens many avenues to numerous job opportunities as the course aims to provide the future teachers with a strong foundation of the principles of early childhood education and care along with knowledge of planned teaching offering a variety of routes into teaching career. The post graduate course will contribute to the employability and will make the candidates competent enough to work as an early childhood educator, preschool and kindergarten teachers,head teacher, center administrator and early childhood education director. The course could be immensely helpful for early childhood curriculum developer, course coordinator, consultant associated with pre-schools and even for those planning to open a pre-school. The ECCED course is suitable for not only early childhood teachers but anyone connected with early childhood care and nutrition.
- Complete tutor support throughout the course
- Candidates can learn at their own pace
- Additional support of online videos and reference materials
The candidates enrolling in Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training course can expect complete guidance from the experienced tutors of Asian College of Teachers who are committed to helping the candidates to achieve their learning goals. With years of valuable experience the tutors provide great support to the trainees and guide them through all the aspects of teaching giving valuable advice in every step of the way. They extend their tutoring support by sharing relevant information and answering questions related to the course content. Since the ECCED course of ACT offer the candidates flexible learning they can take the opportunity to learn at their own pace and clear all their doubts as and when required. They can email their queries and can also opt for online chatting between 10 am and 6 pm and can discuss any course related problem.
- ACT is accredited by distinguished organizations
- ECCE courses are are endorsed by Training Qualifications UK
Accreditation is a process which plays an important role for an educational institution as it is all about meeting set standards of quality and is an ongoing evaluation which encourages constant improvement. It acts as a vital tool to monitor and assess the standard and quality of education. Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teachers Training aims at those planning a career in early childhood education and getting trained in the principles and approaches to teach young learners. The course acquaints the trainees with the latest methodologies of early childhood care and education. On successful completion of the course the trainees are jointly certified by Asian College of Teachers (ACT). The certificate is globally recognized making the trainees eligible for better teaching opportunities.