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Communication, building trust and relationships, teaming strategies, and handling challenging situations are practical and essential skills that leaders need to guide a successful team! During this course, you will learn about self-leadership and to lead colleagues and align Centre’s mission, vision, and core values. You will examine common practices of leaders in the local settings and how they are categorised into the leadership theories in Early Childhood settings.  


ESLP is a pre-requisite CPD course for the Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Centre Leadership (ADECL)


Note: This course will be conducted via online learning until further notice.


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • examine Centre’s mission, vision, and core values in relation to self;
  • guide colleagues to understand complementary roles of all staff members in the Centre’s operations;
  • explore leadership practices in local context and identify them in relation to ECE leadership theories;
  • demonstrate strategies for building relationships;
  • demonstrate the use of effective communication with others and handling challenging situation; and
  • develop team leadership skills to work with a diverse group of staff members.

Entry Requirements

This course is for individuals who meet the following criteria: 

  • Have completed an ECDA-recognised certificate or diploma in early childhood care and education.

  • Be ECDA-certified as an EY2/L1/L2 teacher.

  • Currently employed in a childcare centre registered or licensed with ECDA.

Upon Completion

Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Attainment from the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Course Schedule

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24 hours

23 Jul 2024: 9am to 6pm 24 Jul 2024: 9am to 6pm 25 Jul 2024: 9am to 6pm




24 hours

02 Sep 2024: 9am to 6pm 03 Sep 2024: 9am to 6pm 04 Sep 2024: 9am to 6pm




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24 hours

3 weekdays

To be available

Oct, Nov 2024

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Please note:

  • Course schedule and venue are subject to changes. NIEC reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme and amend information without prior notice.
  • Classes will only commence if the minimum class size is met. A confirmation email will be sent to you at least 3 weeks before course commencement.

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Ms Tan Chu Yun


Phone: 6887 9579 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm)