For existing educators
Apply for our CPD course - Overview of NEL Framework 2022!
Early Years and Preschool Educators will be introduced to the latest NEL Framework 2022.Register Now
Check out our Preschool Jobs page to find out how you can kickstart your Early Childhood Career!
Find out how you can get your course sponsored by an employer!Learn more
For mid-career switchers
Make a difference to little lives!
Considering a switch into a meaningful career as an early childhood educator? Find out which courses you can take, what early childhood training is like, and more.Learn more
Be fully sponsored by your employer for your early childhood training!
Under the Career Conversion Programme (CCP), your employer will sponsor you for your training at NIEC and provide a monthly salary during your course. Click through to find out how you can get started.Learn more
Who are you?
Existing Early Childhood Educators & Preschool Operators
Deepen your skills with our certifications and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses.
For Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMC) and Professional Development Programme (PDP), click here.
A national training institute set up by the Ministry of Education
to serve Singapore’s need for quality early childhood educators.
The National Institute of Early Childhood Development, or NIEC, provides quality training and professional development for early childhood educators at every stage of their career.
We are here for the children.
NIEC at a glance
Authentic and Relevant Learning
Our practice-oriented approach equips you with the skills to be an educator for our children.
Our lecturers come with diverse expertise and rich ground experience. Learn more.
Quality Training Across 4 Campuses
Regardless of which campus you’re taking our courses at, you will receive the same quality training.