Early Years Care and Education

Early Years Care and Education course offered by Asian College of Teachers aims to train aspiring teachers and instil the necessary skills in them to become effective early childhood educators. It focuses on the teaching skills in particular so that they can nurture young children.

Course Overview

Asian College of Teachers offers comprehensive courses in Early Years Care and Education designed to prepare an aspirant to become an early childhood educator. This program aims to train both aspiring as well as working teachers by integrating the approaches and methodologies of early childhood education.

The willing educators need to be skilled in techniques to foster the holistic development of children aged 0-5 years which will create a strong foundation for life. The course also assists candidates to harness the required expertise to become early childhood educators in every aspect of teaching and enables them to cater to caring for young learners. In addition to that, it will help them to broaden their knowledge on children's learning thereby leading to innovative ideas for new activities to incorporate in learning environments.

Key Information

Specializations

Specialized courses are offered alongside the main program to the applying candidates. Some of these specializations include English Language Teaching, Classroom Management, Education Management, and Early Childhood Care.

The abovementioned specialized courses present the candidates with the prospect to increase their knowledge base and sharpen the skills which come to the aid of a variety of learners with varied abilities. Candidates can choose any specialization ranging from one to all four, according to their convenience, choice, or future plans.

Eligibility and Course Fee

  • Both experienced and aspiring teachers are eligible to apply for this course
  • Eligibility criteria for enrolling range from 10+2 to a Bachelor's degree
  • The course fee for the EYCE courses in Certificate, Diploma, and PG Diploma levels ranges from 11,210 INR to 36,000 INR
  • Easy installment facility available
  • Scholarship option can be availed by meritorious students

Details at a glance

Level Eligibility Duration fees
Certificate 10+2 60 hours / 4 months 11,210 INR
Diploma 10+2 120 hours / 8 months 20,000 INR
PG Diploma Bachelor’s degree 240 hours / 15 months 36,000 INR

Teaching and Learning Modes

  • The course is available in an online mode
  • Candidates are required to have basic computer knowledge and internet connection
  • Online courses can be availed from any part of the world
  • Courses can also be covered in fast track modes
  • Candidates can also avail Teaching Practice sessions

Curriculum

Admission and Support Services

  • ACT's admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • Trainees can opt for any online payment scheme
  • ACT's admission department will contact the candidates via mail or over the phone
  • Any form of payment method can be opted by trainees (by using debit/credit card or by depositing cash, cheque, or demand draft in ACT's bank account)
  • Experienced and accomplished tutors provide guidance throughout the program
  • Additional resource, support of online videos and reference materials are given
  • Candidates can complete the course at their own pace
  • Queries can be emailed and online chatting option is available between 10am - 6pm

Career Opportunities

The course paves several ways of job opportunities for early childhood educators when they successfully complete their course. There is a significant demand for certified childhood educators across schools in India as well as abroad that goes hand in hand with its emerging popularity. The program provides an insight into building a solid foundation of the principles of early childhood education and care with knowledge of planned teaching that aids early childhood educators to become skillful preschoolers and kindergarten teachers, center administrators, headteachers, and even early childhood education directors. The course is immensely helpful for early childhood curriculum developers, course coordinators, consultants associated with pre-schools, and even for those planning to open a preschool.

Certification & Accreditation

  • Globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers
  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • ACT is an institutional member of The Association for Early Years Education & Development (AECED)
  • ACT holds membership of European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC Education UK, an awarding organization and a global provider of British education

Candidates from the rest of the world needs to pay an additional cost

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