Aim of the Programme

The Early Childhood Education Teacher’s Certificate (ECETC) programme has been designed to equip practicing pre-primary educators with the relevant knowledge, skills and attitudes to support the child’s development and learning.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to all pre-primary practitioners who have 5 passes at ‘O’ level including English and have at least 1 year working experience in a pre-primary school.

 

 

MODULE CODE MODULE TITLE No. of Credits
Year 1 Semester 1
ECETC 1100 Proficiency in Languages 3
ECETC 1101 Foundation in ECE 2
ECETC 1102 Growth and Child Development in Early Years 3
ECETC 1103 Basic Skills in ICT 1
9
Year 1 Semester 2
ECETC 1201 Play and Learning in Early Years 2
ECETC 1202 Mathematical and Logical Thinking 1.5
ECETC 1203 Science for Early Years 1.5
ECETC 1204 Health, Safety and Nutrition in Early Years 2
ECETC 1205 The Young Child’s Creative Experiences – Creative Arts 2
9
Year 2 Semester 1
ECETC 2101 Classroom Practices and Assessment in Early Years 3
ECETC 2102 Early Identification of children with special needs 1
ECETC 2103 Language and Literacy Development in Early Years 3
ECETC 2104 The Young Child’s Creative Experiences – Movement Education and Music 2
9
Year 2 Semester 2
ECETC2201 Personal, Social and Emotional Development in Early Years 2
ECETC 2202 The Young Child’s Creative Experiences – Performing Arts and Music 2
ECETC 2000 School Based Experience 9
Teaching Practice 3 credits

Portfolio – 6 tasks 3 credits

School Project 3 credits

Total 40