COURSE DESCRIPTION


Diploma in Early Childhood Education is a Diploma level education course. The course is also known as Diploma in Early Childhood Care Education, Diploma in Early Child Care Education and Diploma in Early Childhood Care & Education. It is also abbreviated as ECCE, DECCE, DECE, DECEd and ECE. This course helps the candidate in developing the knowledge, attitudes and skills necessary for working with young children (i.e. children up to six years of age). It enables them to organise and manage child-care centres like crèches, preschools, nursery schools, kindergartens and day-care centres. This Diploma course deals with a preschool curriculum and can significantly contribute to a child's proper growth. Academic course is combined with field placements, which enable students to gain an understanding of children’s physical, emotional, and cognitive, needs. The duration of the course varies from 1 year to 2 years but the diploma mentioned here refers to 1year diploma course. The Diploma of 2 years duration is generally accredited by SCERT (State Council for Educational Research & Training, Delhi), however there could be certain institutes offering the course accredited by some other authority. The minimum time to complete the course differentiates from institute to institute. The course may also be available on part time basis in some certain institutes. This Diploma courses is very valuable and job oriented at school level.


Diploma in Early Childhood Education Eligibility

  • Candidate for admission to the first year of the Diploma course shall be required to have passed the higher secondary examination (academic or vocational) or other examinations accepted as equivalent thereto, subject to such other conditions as may be prescribed therefore.
  • The marks of admission for this course may vary from institute to institute.
  • In various institutions, it conducts entrance exams plus interview and percentage of 12th class for the admission of students.

Diploma in Early Childhood Education Suitability

  • The Course is suitable for those who planned and decided to make teaching as their career can go for this and higher degree level programmes (college and university level). 
  • The Course helps those applicants who have good communication, interpersonal skills, and disciplined life.
  • Humane in thoughts and able to handle the kids properly also can go for this course.

How is Diploma in Diploma in Early Childhood Education Course Beneficial?

  • This diploma course enables the students for joining various elementary teacher training schools and related other educational jobs. 
  • This Diploma course also enhances their educational qualification and they can go for higher degree program in respective subjects. 
  • They can also be given jobs in various schemes launched by the state and central government for the welfare of children such as health instructor in Anganwadis (especially at village level).

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


Candidate for admission to the first year of the Diploma course shall be required to have passed the higher secondary examination (academic or vocational) or other examinations accepted as equivalent thereto, subject to such other conditions as may be prescribed therefore.
  • Diploma in Early Childhood Education Syllabus

    Syllabus of Early Childhood Education as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    A

    Services for Children

    1         

    Early Childhood Care and Education in Perspective

    2         

    Some Theoretical Orientations in Early Childhood Education

    3         

    Organizations for Children

    B

    Children with Special Needs I 

    1         

    Introduction to Special Needs

    2         

    Services for Special Children

    3         

    Helping Parents Cope

    C

    Children with Special Needs II

    1         

    Children with Mental Retardation

    2         

    Children with Physical Disabilities

    3         

    Children with Behavioural Problems

    4         

    Children with Visual Impairment

    5         

    Children with Hearing Impairment

    D

    Communicating with Parents and the Community

    1         

     Concept of Communication

    2         

     Some Methods of Communication

    3         

     Some Strategies in Communication

    4         

     Some Communication Aids

    5         

     Some Themes and Messages in ECCE

    E

     Managing Children's Programmes: Some Perspectives

    1         

     Basics of Management

    2         

     Obtaining Funds and Formulating a Budget

    3         

     A Case Study – ICDS Programme

    4         

     A Case Study – Mobile Creches

Jaipur National University, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

The University received mandatory approvals and recognitions for its programmes from the National Regulatory Bodies, namely, UGC, AICTE, NAAC, PCI, NCTE, BCI and Nursing Council of India. The School of Distance Education and Learning of the University has also been recognised and approved by the Joint Committee of the UGC-AICTE-DEC..

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