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Early Childhood Education

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

12 months
Duration
15308 USD/year
15308 USD/year
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About

This Early Childhood Education program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong is designed to provide innovative and energetic early childhood educators with both the theoretical and applied knowledge as well as skills needed to lead successful improvements of early childhood education and to nurture children to attain a balanced development.

Overview

The objectives of this  Early Childhood Education program at The Chinese University of Hong Kong are to help students:

  • develop an in-depth understanding of the literature of whole child development and how it applies to early childhood education in Hong Kong and elsewhere;
  • understand the types of leadership necessary for principals, mid-level leaders, teachers and other educators to lead pre-schools successfully towards improved student development and learning outcomes;
  • develop knowledge-sharing and professional learning networks;
  • critically review the issues involved in the reform of as well as policies and practices related to early childhood education; and
  • become proactive in facilitating school-based curriculum and teaching reforms and institutional improvement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Curriculum Development and Assessment in Early Childhood Education 
  • Educational Leadership and Management in Early Childhood Education 
  • Comparative Education and Current Issues in Early Childhood Education 
  • Early Childhood Development from Birth to Eight Years of Age
  • Signs, Activities and the Development of Mind in Early Childhood  
  • Guided Project 
  • Study Tour and Report

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In addition to the general requirements of the Graduate School, applicants should preferably:

  • hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Education/Certificate in Kindergarten Education or its equivalent;
  • be serving as pre-school principals, supervisors, teachers, school development consultants, or government officials.  Applicants with no relevant professional experience, but who have taken specialized courses in equivalent programmes offered by recongnized institutions, may also apply; and
  • pass an entrance examinations or interview conducted by the Graduate Division of Education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15308 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    15308 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15308 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Full-time programme: 118,800 HKD (by 2 installments) 
  • Part-time programme: 114,000 HKD (by 4 installments)

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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