Programmes & Modules:

Comprehensive programmes to enhance educators’ skills and knowledge

Early Childhood Studies


ECE111 Differentiated Instruction in Early Childhood Programmes (3 hours)

This course helps participants review basic concepts in differentiated instruction and extend their understanding through a workshop activity on anticipating students' responses and providing differentiated instruction based on the responses. In this course, participants will learn how to provide help to struggling learners while challenging advanced learners using the same anchor tasks.

ECE112 Thinking Routines in Early Childhood Programmes (3 hours)

This course helps participants understand the importance of making thinking visible. One effective way to make thinking visible is the use of thinking routines. Participants will experience the use of different thinking routines that foster different types of thinking in learning activites that are suitable for early childhood programmes. This is aligned with Ministry of Education Singapore's 21st Century Competencies Framework.

ECE125 Use of Real-Life Situations in Early Childhood Learning (3 hours)

Participants will be engaged in multi-disciplinary tasks that are designed around real-life situations. The use of real-life situations to introduce concepts and skills, for consolidation of learning, as well as for problem solving will be shown. Examples on how language arts, numeracy and other content areas as well as thinking skills and dispositions are included will be used.