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Childcare, Elderly and Community Services Discipline

Higher Diploma in Child Care and Education

Programme code CE114301

Semester 1:
  • Fieldwork Placement
  • Child Development
  • Contemporary Development in Early Childhood Education
  • Play in Education
  • Curriculum for Language Development in Early Childhood Education
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Effective Oral Interaction
  • Whole Person Development - Mindshift: Achieving Personal Growth & Effectiveness
Semester 2:
  • Fieldwork Placement
  • Applied Child Psychology
  • Play in Education
  • Early Mathematics, Science and Exploratory Learning
  • Observational and Assessment in Child Study
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Conversation and Reports
  • Essential Workplace Communication: Digital Written Correspondence
  • Whole Person Development - Collaboration, Teamwork & Social Engagement 
Semester 3:
  • Observational and Assessment in Child Study
  • Children with Diverse Needs
  • Health and Care for Infants and Children I
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Storytelling and Job Search
  • IT Essentials - Services
  • Enrichment Module A
Semester 4:
  • Advanced Placement
  • Families in Contemporary Society
  • Theory and Practice in Teaching Approaches
  • Health and Care for Infants and Children II
  • Practical Skills in Supporting Children with Diverse Needs
  • Research Studies in Early Childhood Education
  • Vocational Chinese Communication: Putonghua Presentations and Promotional Text Writing
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Pitching and Persuasive Presentation
  • Whole Person Development - Enhancing Competencies in the 21st Century Workplace
  • Enrichment Module B
Electives (Choose one of the following):
  • Working with Children with Diverse Needs
  • Green Education in Practice
  • Infant and Toddler Curriculum in Practice
  • Supporting Non-Chinese Speaking Children and Their Families
  • Integrated Arts and Play Education
  • Free Play in Practice
  • Supporting Literacy in Play Based Curriculum
Semester 5:
  • Advanced Placement
  • Leadership and Management in Early Childhood Settings
  • Professional Growth of Early Childhood Educators
  • Family Involvement in Early Childhood Education
  • Research Studies in Early Childhood Education
  • Professional Workplace Communication: Proposal and Report Writing