Zhejiang Normal University , China

This programme aims to provide students with a good grasp of the knowledge of theories and practices in early childhood education. Students are able to apply the theories in solving problems in the preschool work environment. The programme will also equip students with strong research and practical skills, and the knowledge and expertise to develop innovative and quality teaching programmes for young children. Graduates from this programme are able to work in a wide variety of early childhood-related organisation in key teaching, research and management positions.

  • Highly specialized curriculum coupled with advanced teaching concepts
  • Has a strong focus on children’s educational needs in their early years and the application of the related education theories to the actual work
    environment
  • Strong emphasis on understanding of early childhood curriculum and pedagogy, and relating them to actual workplace practices
  • Programme is delivered by a highly qualified and experienced faculty
Modules Duration
Educational Cultural History 36hrs
Historical Development and Current Situation of Multicultural Singapore 36hrs
Philosophy of Childhood Education 48hrs
Methods of Early Childhood Education Research 48hrs
Theories of Child Development 48hrs
Topics on the Curriculum and Teaching for Early Childhood 48hrs
Psychology of Early Childhood 48hrs
Topics on Early Childhood Inclusive Education 48hrs
Topics on Preschool Education Policy and Regulation in Singapore 48hrs
Observation and Analysis of Environment and Educational Activities in Kindergarten 48hrs
Educational Practice 64hrs

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Delivery Method

Blended delivery consisting of face-to-face teaching and distance learning.

Distance learning will be conducted online and face-to-face learning will be conducted on intensive block teaching (subjected to scheduling by the university)

Duration

  • Face-to-face & Online: 2 years
  • Thesis: 1 year
  • Total: 3 years (Part-time)

Assessment

  • Written exams
  • Assignments/projects
  • Practical exams
  • Dissertation

Award of Certificate

Upon successful completion of 32 credit points, thesis and approval from the Zhejiang Normal University Assessment Committee, students will be awarded with the Master of Education (Early Childhood Education) (Mandarin).

  • Students must possess:
  • A Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood or related discipline, recognised by both Singapore and China Ministry of Education OR
  • A Masters Qualification in any field, recognised by both Singapore and China Ministry of Education
Course Fees $28,151.70
Admin Fees $160.50
Total Course Fees $28,312.20

All fees stated are inclusive of prevailing GST and are in Singapore dollars. Students are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of $85.60 upon course sign-up.

Note: The course is not accredited by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). Graduates who wish to work in the local early childhood sector will need to submit an application to ECDA for Teacher Registration via a preschool. Approval by ECDA will be subjected to the applicant meeting the requirements for Teacher Registration.

Course fees are subjected to changes without prior notice. For a full schedule of the miscellaneous fees, please click here.

三年读研转眼到了最后的关键时刻,这既是一段艰辛的历程,也是一段宝贵的人生经验。我经历了从刚开始的兴奋与由于工作繁忙带来的忐忑。

我很感恩在这里遇到了我们这组同学,像姐妹一样共同成长;虽然多数已年过半百但仍有着一颗年轻逐梦的心,保持着青春的活力,我们是富足的;

感恩智源教育学院,让我能够有机会积累丰富的学术知识,对明天满怀憧憬与希望,在此特别感谢陈实博士我最尊敬的女神老师、帅气的菱建主任、默默协助我们的王磊老师及KLC全体人员,你们辛苦了;

感恩浙大所有帮助我们成长的老师们,你们渊博的知识、具前沿的学术思想,你们是富有人格魅力的导师,你们的教诲与鼓励我终生铭记,并且指引着我在读究的路上一直向前;

回顾这近三年, 在各位老师的引领下沿着前人的脚步,攀爬学术的高峰,虽然还未到达终点, 已领略不曾涉足的领域。 回想起这一切,不管是酸甜苦辣,总是那么的美好。

我在追逐前行的路上,永远保持一颗感恩的心。

谢谢你们!

郑河梅, 学生

在报读浙江师范大学学前教育硕士学位课程的这三年里,让我获益匪浅,感触良多。

老师教授们都是将她们宝贵丰富的学问以深入浅出的方式灌输给我们,每当我有疑问时,老师教授们总是非常有耐心地不厌其烦的为我解答,让我获益,让我感动。

这些宝贵的知识对我在工作方面也有了不少的帮助,提升了我个人的知识和视野。

在此我要感谢老师教授们的无私付出,也要感谢校方对我们可方面的关怀和帮助。

祝福师长们:生活安康

陈传妹, 学生

我要谢谢智源教育学院为我们开办了第一届硕士学位课程,让我们在学前教育上能有更多的开启,在个人的专业与工作上有所提升。我也特别感谢浙师大各位教授能拨出宝贵的时间来新加坡并且无私地教导我们。谢谢各位老师们这些日子以来对我们的付出,以及对我们时时刻刻的关怀,谢谢我的导师,在我一筹莫展时给予我的指点。

再次以最深切的感谢!祝各位老师们工作顺利,身体健康!

全德容, 学生

尊敬的各位老师,您们好!非常感谢您们的教导,您们辛苦的付出,您们的支持与关怀。在这两年来,享受着上课时,每位老师讲课的风采,同学们的笑声,以及同学们的认真讨论与分享等。

在学习中,我获益良多,不仅提升了自己的素养,更提高了自己解决问题的看法和能力,尤其在幼儿教育知识确实是丰富了。

我要感谢新加坡智源教育学院和浙江师范大学的全体工作人员的关怀与支持,给我这个学习的机会。

谢谢!

洪秀兰, 学生