Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education

Asian College of Teachers’ Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teacher Training is an extensive course which is designed to provide educators with a deeper understanding of young learners and a broad range of knowledge of different teaching skills, to enable them to master the skill of early childhood care.

Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education
  • Aspiring early childhood educators, experienced teachers and beginners looking to move into the early childhood care industry will benefit from this course. The Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teacher Training will also be appropriate for aspiring entrepreneurs planning to open preschools or creches.
  • Enhance your knowledge and skill sets with the extensive curriculum consisting of 22 phases like Physical Comfort and Budgeting, in order to emerge as a successful early childhood educator.
  • ACT is proudly the authorised centre for conducting the Cambridge TKT test all over India. Be a part of the Cambridge TKT in order to upgrade your skills and get certified by the prestigious Cambridge to boost your career as an early childhood educator.
  • Get certified by the globally renowned ACT to add value to your resume.
  • Take advantage of ACT’s association with the reputed Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) to complete the credible and valuable course.
  • Specialise in exclusive topics like English Language Teaching and Classroom Management after completing the PG Diploma in Early Childhood Care in order to increase chances of success as an early childhood educator.
  • P G Diploma course is of 240 hours duration
  • Maximum duration of the course is 15 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 Teacher 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 15 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 Teacher 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 36,000 for online 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.

36,000 INR for online mode * 750 USD 565 GBP 24375 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 Teacher 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 Care and 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 21 : Assessment and Evaluation
  • Phase 22 : Strategies for Differentiated Instructions
  • Globally recognised certificate from Asian College of Teachers
  • Program endorsed by Training Qualifications, UK
  • “Online” and “Distance” are not mentioned in the certificates

The candidates will be awarded a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers on successful completion of Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education Teacher Training Course. 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 ECCED course fee payment details will be mailed to the candidates once they confirm their enrollment. The 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. 4750 ( additional dispatch fee applicable)

One module (with preparation):
Rs 7,750 (additional dispatch fee applicable)

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 :

  • Lesson Preparation
  • Lesson Delivery
  • Assessment

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.

  • Easy admission process
  • Application can be submitted online
  • Opt for any online payment scheme

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 pre and primary schools developing at a rapid rate, there is a considerable demand for certified teachers. Asian College of Teachers’ 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 ECCED course will provide the skills and methods to teach children in the age group of 0-5 years and will make the candidates competent enough to work as an early childhood educator, preschool as well as kindergarten teachers . 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 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 Teacher 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 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 Teacher 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.

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
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.

Jayaprakash
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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
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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