Early Years Care and Education

Asian College of Teachers offers Early Years Care and Education course aiming to train the aspirants with the significant knowledge and skills to become efficient early childhood educators. It particularly emphasises on the teaching competencies to prepare the future educators in looking after young children.

About the Early Years Care and Education Course

Asian College of Teachers offers an extensive course on Early Years Care and Education developed mainly for aspirants who are looking to become an early childhood teacher. The course aims to equip both aspiring and working teachers with the latest approaches and methodologies of early childhood education. It is important for the aspiring teachers to be skilled to encourage an all-round development of the children aged 0-5 years which will create a strong foundation for life. The course provides the proficiency and expertise that is required to teach children and young learners. It also broadens the scope of knowledge regarding children's learning which, in turn, will lead to innovative ideas for new activities.

Key Information

The Early Years Care and Education courses promise to enhance the knowledge of aspiring and working teachers and hone their skills which are important while facing a classroom full of learners with varied abilities. There are three levels of this course that candidates can choose - Certificate, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma according to their requirements, choice or career plans ahead.

Eligibility, Duration and Course Fee

  • 10+2 is the minimum requirement for pursuing the course; Graduation or a Diploma for PG Diploma course.
  • The course has been designed to cater to the needs of both new and experienced teachers.
  • The course fee ranges between Rs 11,210 and Rs 36,000.
  • Payment can be made through the installment facility.
  • Scholarships can be availed by meritorious students.
Levels Eligibility Duration Course Fee
Certificate in EYCE 10+2 or equivalent 60 hrs / 4 months 11,210 INR
Diploma in EYCE 10+2 or equivalent 120 hrs / 8 months 20,000 INR
P G Diploma in EYCE Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. 240 hrs / 15 months 36,000 INR

Teaching and Learning Modes

  • The course can be availed online.
  • Candidates must possess basic computer knowledge and have a stable internet connection.
  • The duration of the course ranges between 4 – 15 months.
  • Course can be pursued from any part of the world.
  • Courses can also be completed in fast track modes.
  • Candidates can also avail Teaching Practice sessions.

Curriculum

Admission and Support Services

  • ACT’s admission process is flexible and easy.
  • Candidates can opt for any online payment method
  • Application form are available and submitted online
  • ACT's admission department contact candidates via mail or telephone
  • Course fee can be paid by using debit/credit card or by depositing cash, cheque or demand draft in ACT's bank account.
  • Courses are accompanied by support from the accomplished tutors
  • Online videos and reference materials are provided for additional support
  • Candidates can learn and prepare at their convenience
  • Candidates can mail their queries or through a live chatting option which is available between 10am and 6pm.

Job prospects

There are multiple job opportunities for early childhood educators who successfully complete the course and have a passion for teaching young learners. There is an increasing demand for certified childhood educators in schools across the world. The course gives an in-depth idea to the aspiring educators and develops their base and understanding of the principles of early education.

Completion of the course provides job opportunities for those who become skilled and gain proficiency in working as an early childhood educator, preschool and kindergarten teachers and those with few years of experience can become head teacher, centre 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 with an entrepreneurial mind who are planning to open a preschool.

Accreditation and Certification

  • The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers
  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT).
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • ACT is an institutional member of The Association for Early Childhood Education & Development (AECED)
  • ACT holds membership of European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organization and a global provider of British education

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