Master of Arts in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching

Gain an in-depth knowledge base in the field of Education with greater emphasis on Pre and Primary Teaching which is an advanced level course designed to equip candidates with professional skills to cater to the needs of contemporary classrooms and design a classroom accordingly, hone their teaching styles at par with the changing dynamics of teaching and learning, in order to pursue a dream career as an efficient educator in various international institutions.


MA in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching – Asian College of Teachers


The MA in Education with Pre and Primary Teaching program offered by Asian College of Teachers, emphasises the diverse aspects of pre and primary teaching. Pre and primary teaching are actually more than just what meets the eye. It is about gaining a thorough knowledge of the methods to create engaging and happy classrooms as the teaching quality affects both intellectual development and social behaviour in young learners.

The program focuses on some major elements such as:

  • An in-depth understanding of the principles and approaches to pre and primary teaching covering major theories of early childhood teaching like the Montessori Method, Froebel’s Kindergarten method, Jean Piaget’s model, and Reggio Emilia.
  • Understanding grammar and language learning techniques, language learning & language acquisition, auxiliary verbs and contextualization of grammar.
  • The techniques and methods of teaching children by learning about their characteristics and psychology, being acquainted with lesson planning, instructional strategies and classroom management.
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) recognised by UKVI in the UK, a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and awarded commendable grades in the area of Learning and Teaching; Course Delivery. Accreditation by ASIC demonstrates ACT’s commitment to being a quality education provider, respected worldwide.
  • An insight into Phonology and Lesson Planning in the Pre & Primary sector with an emphasis on organs of speech, phonetic transcription, stress and intonation and weak and strong forms.
  • Learning to create varied lesson plans, acquire skills for planning, teaching, assessing, and engaging learners.
  • Designing effective lesson plans comprising learning objectives, questions, activities and outcomes.
  • Complete the full program of study in minimum duration of 12 months, and a maximum duration of up to 24 months.
  • However, those unable to complete the program within the stipulated time will be given a grace period of 1 year and the student would be required to pay a maintenance bench fee to finish his/her degree within that grace period
  • The course is conducted on a 100% online mode of learning
  • There are a total of 90 credit hours
  • Master's Degree in pre and primary education program offers enough flexibility to the candidates that allows them to pursue the program across the globe
  • Complete the entire study program in minimum duration of 12 months and maximum duration of up to 36 months
  • After 24 months duration from enrolment date, the student would need to pay a maintenance bench fee for additional months of extension

The Master’s program is reinforced by a robust emphasis on education during the early childhood phase, where the learners gain innovative knowledge, both theoretical and practical, regarding the learning and teaching pre and primary learners.

  • 2750 USD – If Paying from USA or paying in USD
  • 2400 GBP – If Paying from UK or EU
  • 93,000 Thai Baht – If Paying in Asia
  • 200,000 INR– If Paying in India

Refund Policy

  • Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.
  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months
  • Candidates willing to enrol must have a bachelor’s degree in any field / equivalent level
  • Life Experience and prior learning credits are also applicable
  • Requires English proficiency with a level of IELTS Level 5.0 or High School study of all subjects in English or at least 55% marks in English in your High School
  • Knowledge of internet and browsing, MS Word and online research skill is required

Foundation (10 credits)

  • Psychology and Characteristics of Learners
  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (30 Credits)

  • Developing, Planning & Designing learning Environment
  • Digital literacy – 21st Century Classroom
  • Assessment & Evaluation in Education
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Behavioral Management – Social and Emotional Competence of Learners
  • Introduction to Education Research

Specializations(20 Credits)

  • Introduction to Pre and Primary Teaching
  • Pre and Primary Grammar and Language Learning
  • Phonology and Lesson Plan in Pre & Primary Education
  • Advanced Pedagogy and Project Method

Capstone Project (30 Credits) - Choose 1

  • Prepare a paper on any one topic of by attending a one live online webinar from ACT – 5000 words
  • Attend any seminar in Education in your region and create a reflective paper on the same – 5000 words
  • Research Paper – Pre and Primary Pedagogical Strategies – 5000 words

Academic Credits System – Asian College of Teachers
ACT’s Credit Framework Contributes to ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
Credit system

Credit System Bachelor’s Degree Programs (Credits) Master’s Degree Programs (Credits)
Total credits for completion: 180 90
Foundation / General Subjects 30 (optional) 10
Core Subjects 50 30
Specialization 100 20
Capstone Project 30

* Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Foundation and Core modules in Bachelors and 10 & 15 Credits for Specialization
*Each Subject/Module is equal to 5 credits for Masters
*1 ACT Credit is = Approx. 15 hours of learning

  • Candidates successfully completing the program will be awarded the Master’s degree by the European International University (EIU-Paris)
  • They will also receive globally recognised certificate from Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The term ‘Online’ is not mentioned in the degree certificate
  • ACT is registered in the USA (Delaware), United Kingdom (London), The ASEAN Region, Thailand (Bangkok)
  • All ACT learning degrees can be issued and legalized in USA and Thailand
  • Degrees from ACT can be internationally legalized with The Hague Apostille (for Hague signatory countries) or Embassy Legalization (for Hague non-signatory countries)
  • ACT’s admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Candidates can apply online and send in their application
  • ACT’s admission department will contact candidates via mail
  • Candidates can opt for any form of payment method
  • Applications are now open; it takes only 5 minutes to complete. Apply now

Anyone who’s passionate and loves teaching young learners can opt for this course that provides a smooth path towards a successful career in pre and primary teaching. The program emphasises the discipline of education and allows educators to connect with learners aged 2 to 12 years. The program guides on supporting their learning and helping them to succeed both inside and outside the classrooms and also provides the scope to help them prepare for secondary education.
An advanced degree in pre and primary teaching trains graduates to work with learners up to the age-group of 12 years (sixth grade). A master's degree can open a wide range of job opportunities in:

  • teaching
  • coordination
  • administration
  • research

Having a master's degree in pre and primary teaching can qualify individuals for a job as:

  • Department Heads
  • Coordinator / administrator in pre-primary and primary schools
  • Institutional Managers
  • Curriculum Designers
  • Teaching Staff Management
  • Administrative Manager
  • Heads of Primary Schools
  • Complete academic support throughout the course
  • Courses are 100% online accelerated degrees
  • Study materials available online
  • Can connect with experienced tutors
Asian College of Teachers (ACT), an award-winning institution with a strong global presence and 600+ school network in Asia, provides research-led, broad range of courses in Education that prepare globally competent educators and leaders.
  • ACT provides world-class, international higher education curricula in Education led by an Academic Body comprising highly qualified and internationally accomplished educators and industry experts.
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) recognised by UKVI in the UK, a member of the CHEA International Quality Group in the USA, and the British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) and awarded commendable grades in the area of Learning and Teaching; Course Delivery. Accreditation by ASIC demonstrates ACT’s commitment to being a quality education provider, respected worldwide.
  • ACT's higher education programs are duly validated and certified by The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is affiliated to The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Students successfully completing ACT's cutting-edge international education curricula will receive ACT's letter of completion as well as the Bachelor’s, Masters or Professional Doctorate degree from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. Read More
  • EIU – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • EIU-Paris is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance with Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
  • EIU – Paris holds organizational membership with CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMICS, a U.K. and Wales registered R&D organization whose sole purpose is to enhance the visibility of research themes beyond global approaches and coverage.
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK and ACT courses are accredited by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) and endorsed by NCC Education, an Ofqual regulated awarding organization and a global provider of British education.
Nisha Bachhawat

It was an enriching experience and made me wiser. It was easy to follow the course with a formulated course structure. It has enhanced my level of confidence. I am working as a teacher in New York Public School, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Nisha Bachhawat
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Brati Jha

I am knowledgeable, experienced and confident after completion of the training. I am looking forward to more courses from ACT and further enhancement of life and learning. The trainers were nice and have got suggestions and information that were very helpful.

Brati Jha
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Helped in expanding my knowledge and experience the concepts closely through trainers demonstration. wonderful and must for any trainers trainer. the participants were really connected and their skills utilised to add value to the programme.

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Roopali Agashe

The overall teaching experience has been good. Something new for me as I had no teaching background. Will need to identify from the learnings the content which will be relevant for my requirements.

Roopali Agashe
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Nakita Vang

I had a lot of worries at first but the material is easy to understand and the coordinators are so helpful and understanding!

Nakita Vang
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