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This workshop re-introduces Singapore’s public spaces, such as void decks and playgrounds, as art learning avenues for creative arts curriculum in preschools. Learners will discover inherent art elements in these spaces, as well as different art-making and everyday mediums. They will also gain knowledge of art elements and the principles of design, so as to better interpret and understand the potential for public spaces to be used as part of a child’s learning. 


Note: Exploring Art in Singapore Spaces for Early Childhood Educators will be conducted face-to-face as the topic requires in-person training. This is subject to prevailing COVID-19 measures implemented by the government. The intakes may be rescheduled to a time when face-to-face learning is possible, and students will be notified at least 1 week prior to the commencement of these intakes.

Learning Outcomes

Learners will be equipped with knowledge and skills in:      

  • The creative process of art-making.

  • Art elements and principles of design.

  • The interpretation of art elements and principles of design in Singapore spaces.

  • The use of art mediums to communicate art elements and principles of design.

  • The use of public spaces as art learning avenues for preschools.

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 L1/L2 teacher.

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

Upon Graduation

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

Course Schedule

Open For Application Soon


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Upcoming Intakes

8 hours

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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.

Have questions? Talk to us!
(Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm)

Ms Eunice Goei
Email: Eunice_GOEI@niec.edu.sg

Phone: 6904 2620


Mr Sky Wong
Email: Sky_WONG@niec.edu.sg
Phone: 6904 2625