This 1-day continuing professional development (CPD) course focuses on the use of voice, positive interactions, as well as musical instruments and props to engage infants. Learners will also learn how to use transition songs for daily routine activities in infant classrooms.
Note: This course will be conducted via online learning until further notice.
At the end of the course, learners will be able to:
Use voice (infant-directed singing) in engaging infants.
Interact with infants using simple percussion instruments, musical props and child-proof musical instruments specifically for infants.
Select and use at least 10 songs in supporting infants’ holistic development.
Design a music and movement experience of no more than 20 minutes for infants.
Sing and make up piggyback songs for transition and daily routine activities.
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 EY1/EY2 teacher.
Currently employed in a childcare centre (with infant care) registered or licensed with ECDA.
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).
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Note: The course fee shown is an estimate only. Course fees payable are subject to revision, funding eligibility and approval. Please contact us for details on course fees.
- 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.