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The use of music and dance to cultivate interest, strengthen and further children’s language, culture and heritage learning is important. During this course, you will introduce to the essential pedagogical knowledge and practical skills relevant to various aspects of traditional Malay music and dance experiences for young children. Traditional folk songs and dances such as Zapin and Inang will be brought in to foster their creative expression.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • articulate a basic understanding of traditional Malay music and dance;
  • demonstrate the use of traditional Malay musical instruments to create simple music;
  • demonstrate 4 types of basic Malay Dance movements; and
  • demonstrate understanding of how to integrate traditional Malay Music and Dance into lessons to enhance children’s learning. 

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

Open For Application Soon


Day & Time


Upcoming Intakes

8 hours

1 weekday:

8.30am - 5.30pm



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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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