It takes a big heart to be our children’s first teachers. Pick up your very own NIEC School Kit for all you need to explore this wonderful world of being an early childhood (EC) educator! 

 

Hear from our Director Mrs Loke-Yeo Teck Yong and be inspired to take the next step! 

 

Before embarking on this journey, you may have questions about the road ahead.  
We have the answers to point you the right way.

  • How do I know if being an early childhood (EC) educator is right for me?

    The EC sector needs educators with qualities like:  

    • Resilience
    • In a Team (Collaboration), working well with others
    • Passion to nurture, inspire, educate and care for young children 
    • Professionalism
    • Love for Learning
    • Empathy for others

     

    If this sounds like you, you’re on the right path to a meaningful career as an EC educator! 

  • Where can I find out more?

    Here’s a sneak peek to what’s happening in the EC space, especially for our graduating O-level students! Click here to view the full calendar. 

    • NIEC Virtual Talk for Parents - 6 Jan 2022, 8.30pm to 9.30pm (tentative). Stay tuned for updates!
    • NIEC (NP) & NIEC (TP) Open House - 6 to 9 Jan 2022
      • View NIEC (TP)'s early childhood diploma course(s) here 
    • View NIEC (ITE) early childhood course(s) here
    • Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE)  - 12 to 17 Jan 2022 (tentative)
  • When and how do I apply via the Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE)?

    You can apply right after receiving your O-level results, from 12 Jan to 17 Jan 2022 (tentative), via the JAE Internet System in 3 easy steps:  

     

    1. Ensure that you meet the minimum entry requirements for the desired early childhood course(s).
    2. Include your choices in the JAE Internet System. 
    3. Click "Submit" and you are all ready to go!

    If you would like to pursue a career in early childhood, you are strongly encouraged to list Diploma in Early Childhood Development & Education at both campuses (i.e. course codes N96 and T68 for NIEC’s Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Temasek Polytechnic campuses respectively) among your choices!  

    For more information about JAE, visit the Ministry of Education (MOE) website. 

Teachers need teachers too! Our experienced lecturers will ensure you have a bag full of skills and knowledge to nurture and care for every child. 

On top of mastering the art of managing a classroom, you will learn various learning areas that go into a preschool curriculum, such as… 

Now that you've picked up some supplies for your school kit, let's jump into the NIEC experience!

Let's grab the keys to unlock the different campuses, you'll even get a peek into how our lessons are conducted. 

If you have any questions, just ask! 

Email us: contact_niec@niec.edu.sg 

You can also learn more at these upcoming events:

1. NIEC Virtual Talk for Parents - 6 Jan 2022, 8.30pm to 9.30pm (tentative). Stay tuned for updates!

2. NIEC (NP) & NIEC (TP) Open House - 6 to 9 Jan 2022
- View NIEC (TP)'s early childhood diploma course(s) here 

3. View NIEC (ITE) early childhood course(s) here

4. Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) - 12 to 17 Jan 2022 (tentative)

Click here to view the full calendar. 

 

Now that you’ve gathered all your supplies, it’s time to make your move!  

Start your early childhood journey at NIEC by applying for our courses via the JAE Internet System in 3 easy steps: 

 

1. Ensure that you meet the minimum entry requirements for the desired early childhood course(s).

2. Include your choices in the JAE Internet System. 

3. Click "Submit" and you are all ready to go!

 

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We hope to see you in NIEC soon!