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Diploma & Professional Diploma
in Early Childhood Education

Shape the future of young children

Combines the latest academic theory with practical application

You can acquire the critical thinking skills and entrepreneurial opportunities needed to make a transformational impact in people’s lives.

Overview

As a future early education in the Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Education at AIES, you will study everything you need to know to incorporate 21st-century learning strategies and promote solid language and literacy skills that will support your students for their whole lives. You will gain an understanding of the growth and development of children from birth to age eight so you can guide them through some of their most important developmental stages.

The Professional Diploma provides a proven pathway to the AIES Mini Master of Early Childhood Education.

Upon completion, you will be able to:

  • Design developmentally appropriate teaching experiences to implement professional learning standards and developmental needs of children.
  • Analyze the principles of equity, pedagogy, and inclusivity to meet the needs of typically and atypically developing children.
  • Summarize principles of child development.

To be awarded the Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Education you must satisfactorily complete all written contributions. Successful students will receive a Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Education. A transcript detailing the course will be issued to successful students.
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Program Structure

The Diploma, Advanced and Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Education are delivered at AIES approved centers over the course of 6 months (each level). The Diploma, Advanced and Professional consist of four levels.

Foundation Diploma in Early Childhood Education - Level 4

  • DECE 220 - Early Childhood Foundations and the Teaching Profession
  • DECE 223 - Preschool Development
  • POLI 100 - Introduction to International Politics
  • COMP 101 - Introduction to Computer Science
  • ENG 101 - English Composition

Diploma in Early Childhood Education – Level 4

  • DECE 240 - Educational Technology
  • DECE 245 - Curriculum Planning
  • DECE 320 - Assessment of Young Children
  • DECE 323 - Parent and Family Development
  • DECE 340 - Child Centers and Programs

Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Education – Level 5

  • DECE 345 - Program Evaluation
  • DECE 350 - Instructional Methodologies
  • OMM 106 - Interpersonal Communication
  • PSY 106 - Introduction to Psychology
  • Math 206 - College Algebra

Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Education – Level 6

  • DECE 420 - Creative Arts in Early Care and Education
  • DECE 423 - Typical and Atypical Behaviors in Early Childhood
  • DECE 440 - Development of Health, Safety and Nutrition in Young Children
  • DECE 445 - Managing Cultural Diversity
  • DECE 448 - Social Justice for Educators

What can you do with a Professional Diploma in Early Childhood Education?

Through your coursework, you will understand parent/child relationships, as well as the physical, social, emotional and cognitive development of young children. You’ll learn how to design, implement and evaluate programs for children in preschool. The knowledge and skills you gain through this program prepare you to help children and families solve problems and successfully interact with others, benefitting your community for years to come.
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The Professional Diploma provides a proven pathway to the AIES Mini Master’s

Why choose AIES?

Flexible Study Options

AIES programs are extremely flexible. Our wide variety of program options enable you to specialize in areas that interest you and are in demand from employers around the world.

Cost Effective

AIES strives to ensure that our tuition is as affordable as possible without compromising the standards of our qualifications.

Quality

At AIES, we are continuously working to ensure that our course offerings are based upon the most up-to-date methodologies and academic research available.

Career Development Opportunities

Studying with AIES gives you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and grow your key competencies.

Find a Center Near You

Whether you wish to study full-time or part-time, AIES can assure you that we will provide you with educational options that suit your unique needs.
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