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Diploma in Early Childhood Education

(R2/143/4/0045 (MQA/FA1979) 10/27)

Duration

2 years 6 months

Credit Hours

91

MQF Level

Level 4

About the Course

Children Learning and Development have been the focus of the Early Childhood Education (ECE). ECE provides the basic education and prepares children for primary school education. The ECE programme at QCKL will contribute to the all-rounded development of ECE teachers by updating their knowledge, skills and attitude as ECE professionals. The programme is tailor-designed for Early Childhood principals, administrators, teachers, care takers, childminders and those involved with young learners to ensure that they have the necessary and enriched knowledge about child development and assessment, curriculum content, children arts and music, learning and pedagogy, health and safety, and ECE-center management skills.

Course Modules

  • Falsafah dan Dasar Pendidikan di Malaysia

  • Psikologi Pendidikan

  • Pertumbuhan dan Perkembangan Kanak-Kanak

  • Falsafah dan Perkembangan Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • English for Early Childhood

  • Kurikulum Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • ICT dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Perancangan dan Pengurusan Program Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Muzik Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak yang berkualiti

  • Pengurusan Bilik Darjah dan Tingkahlaku Kanak-Kanak

  • Psikomotor dan Pergerakan Kanak-Kanak

  • Pendekatan dan Teknik Pengajaran dan Pembelajaran dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Pendidikan Keusahawanan

  • Sains dan Matematik dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Pembelajaran dan Persekitaran Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Bahasa Melayu dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Pentaksiran Perkembangan Kanak-Kanak

  • Sosio-emosi Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Penglibatan Ibu Bapa, Guru dan Komuniti

  • Kanak-Kanak Berkeperluan Khas

  • Seni dan Kreativiti dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Pendidikan Kesihatan, Keselamatan dan Nutrisi

  • Kerohanian dan Moral dalam Pendidikan Awal Kanak-Kanak

  • Praktikum Taska

  • Praktikum Tadika


  • MPU 1 – Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban

  • MPU 2 - Bahasa Kebangsaan

  • MPU 2 - Kemahiran Komunikasi

  • MPU 3 - Pengantar Sains Sosial

  • MPU 4 - Khidmat Masyarakat

Pathway

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Entry Requirements

  1. A pass in SPM with a minimum of 3 credits in any subject or its equivalent; OR

  2. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.0) in any subject or its equivalent; PROGRAMME STANDARDS: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 42 OR

  3. A pass in Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) with a minimum grade of Maqbul; OR

  4. A pass in SKM Level 3 in Early Child Care/Preschool and pass SPM with a minimum of 1 credit in any subject; OR

  5. A Certificate in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or its equivalent; OR

  6. A Certificate in any field or its equivalent.


For international students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 OR International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 5.0 OR its equivalent. If a student does not meet this requirement, HEPs must offer English proficiency courses to ensure that the student’s proficiency is sufficient to meet the needs of the programme. The student’s proficiency is determined through an assessment process.

Career Prospects

  • ECE Curriculum Developer

  • ECE Lecturer

  • Educational Toy Consultant


  • Kindergarten (Tadika) Teacher

  • Pre-school (Taska) Teacher


  • Pre-school / Kindergarten Owner


  • Pre-school / Kindergarten Principal


  • Private / International School Teacher (Pre-school Level)

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