Post Graduate Diploma In Early Childhood Care And Education (ECCEd)

About the Course

The Program aims to elevate the skill set of the aspiring and existing pre-school teachers and equip them to align with multiple education boards framework. It adheres to the New Education Policy (NEP) which makes the curriculum pertinent and dynamic.

For Whom

The course can be undertaken by :

  • Budding Edupreneurs who run or intend to start their own preschool

  • Teachers who need to supplement their practical knowledge with relevant theory that helps them understand the mechanics of their job better.

  • Homemakers who desire to enhance their parenting skills

  • College Going Students who aspire to gain professional qualification

  • Mid Career Professionals seeking a change in profession


  • Graduation

  • Proficiency in English Language


  • One Year

Frequency of Sessions

  • Regular Batch – Four Days a week

  • Weekend Batch – Twice a week

Mode of Learning

  • Hybrid / Live Online

Course Content

T1 - Introduction to Early Child Care and developmental domains P1 - Stories, Rhymes and Puppets PG1 - Understanding CWSN (Children with Special Needs)
T2 - Application of various theories in current education framework P2 - Readiness Journal + Worksheets PG2 - Pre - School Management
T3 - Planning, Assessment and Maintaining records P3 - Teaching Aids PG3 - Bloom's Taxonomy
T4 - Nutrition, Health and Safety P4 – Demos PG4 - Curriculum Development
T5 - Behavioural and Learning difficulties in children P5 - Internship / Presentation skills PG5 - Research Project


  • Teacher in preschool/primary (till grade 2)

  • Edupreneur

  • Day care facilitator

  • Academic Coordinator

  • Curriculum planner

  • Educational manager

  • Academic Consultant

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Post Graduate Diploma in Early childhood care and education is an ideal programme for graduates from all streams who have a flair for teaching and wish to deviate from other fields to enter the teaching field.
The main objective of the Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education is to provide teachers and educators who work with young children between the ages of 0-8 with a deeper understanding of child development and child psychology. It inculcates entrepreneurial skills and intend to open different avenues like developing curriculum, managing pre-schools and progressive ways of assessment.
After completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education, graduates can find jobs as Elementary teachers, curriculum designers, school/centre directors or managers, Edupreneurs and Early Childhood Professionals in schools, tuitions and NGO’s, etc.

The program has three sections; Theory papers, Practical papers, Advanced papers.

Theory papers comprise of Introduction, Application of different theories, Planning, assessment, Nutrition and health and Learning difficulties

Practical papers comprise of teaching aids, stories, rhymes, etc

Advanced papers comprise of Dealing with Autism and ADHD, Pre school management, Bloom’s Taxonomy, Curriculum development

Apart from these, there is an array of skill building workshops, Research papers, demos, internship, etc.

The duration of the Post Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education is one year.