Diploma in Early Childhood Education


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Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Course Fee

MVR 3,750 Per Month x 15 Months

Awarding Body
Villa College
January / May / September
1 Year
Level 5

Programme Details


The aim of this programme is to produce graduates for pre-schools and early childhood institutes to meet the country's growing demand for qualified and trained early childhood teachers. The programme is designes to develop participants knowledge, skills, capabilities and attitudes in early childhood teaching.

General Entry Criteria

  • 2 passes in A Level/HSC
    (At GCE A/L, a pass is considered E and above. HSSC pass is considered C and above.) OR

  • Attainment of a Level 4 qualification in a related field OR

  • Attainment of a Level 4 Foundation Study Programme approved for the specific Diploma programme

Core Modules

  1. Introduction to Early Childhood Education

  2. Cognitive Development

  3. Assessment in Early Childhood Programmes

  4. Social Skills and Moral Development

  5. Mathematics in Early Childhood Education

  6. Science in Early Childhood Education

  7. Language and Literacy for Early Childhood

  8. Teaching Practicum I

Course Fee: MVR 3,750 Per Month x 15 Months


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Aishath Shimla, Master of Teaching Islamic Studies, FES

Aishath Shimla, Teaching Dhivehi Language, FES

Dr. Aishath Nasheeda, Bachelor of Psychology, FES

Fathimath Warda, Bachelor of Teaching (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), FES

Mohamed Iyaz Shakir, Bachelor of Teaching Mathematics, FES

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