Early Admissions Exercise (EAE) 2023
Calling all final year ITE and O-Level students!
Discover the early childhood courses we offer in collaboration with the polys/ITE and what student life is like! You’ll get to explore the different career pathways available too!Learn more
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?
Discover how you can make a mid-career switch into a meaningful profession as a preschool educator.
Find out which early childhood courses you qualify for, based on your highest qualifications.
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.
Make a difference in little lives with our early childhood training after your O/N(A)-levels or Higher Nitec.
Visit this link for the upcoming JAE activities!
View all courses available for you.
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.