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PG Diploma – IECE

PG Diploma – IECE

Post Graduate Diploma in International Early Childhood Education (PG Diploma-IECE) is powered by Inspired Learning

The International PG Diploma - IECE programme is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of physical, social, emotional and intellectual development of children from birth till the age of 6.


The PG Diploma - IECE enables professionals to:

  • Be an international pre-school teacher
  • Be a centre manager
  • Be a day-care professional
  • Manage activity centre
  • Develop curriculum for pre-school
  • Start your pre-school
  • Start a day care centre

Who should do it?

PG Diploma - IECE is for those who have a passion for working in Early Childhood Service Sector

  • Young graduates
  • Professionals from other discipline
  • Parents of young children
  • House wives
  • Centre heads
  • Programme planners

Why MET?

  • 500 hours of practical experience in an International school
  • Practicum under International Early Year Curriculum (IEYC) which is used by over 140 nurseries & early year settings, in 47 countries globally.
  • Over 300 hours of intensive theory classes by experts of National and International schools
  • State of art facilities/libraries/computer labs
  • Hands on experience in a pre-primary set-up of International school
  • Certified Programme Leader with experience of 25+ years in early education
  • Personalised Professional Assistance from senior faculty from the field
  • Field visits to leading pre-primary centres
  • Continuous mentoring & guidance

What is the minimum qualification required?

  • Graduate in any discipline

What does the PG Diploma - IECE involve?

Theory Papers - 300 hours

  • Child development
  • Communication with children and parents
  • Pre-school organisation and management
  • Principles and practices in Early Childhood Education (International & National)
  • Physical well being - health, nutrition and safety in early years
  • Curriculum & pedagogy in Early Childhood Education (International & National)

Practicum - 500 hours

  • Supervised lessons in a pre-primary class
  • Preparation of journals - observations, creativity
  • Readiness kit
  • Visits to nursery schools following different curriculums
  • Teaching aids preparation, organise festivals and celebrations
  • Seminar presentations
  • Annual exhibition

How will the IECE candidates be assessed?

  • Continuous assessments – for all practical lessons, teaching aids etc.
  • Mid-term exams- scheduled in Oct /Nov
  • Final exams – scheduled in April
  • Self-study and other subject related assignment will happen on an ongoing basis

What Certificate will I get?

  • The successful students will be awarded Post Graduate Diploma in International Early Childhood Education under the aegis of Mumbai Educational Trust (MET) and Inspired Learning.
  • A transcript and individual mark sheet will be provided along with the Post Graduate Diploma.

What are the timings?

  • The programme will run from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm at MET


Course Fees

Rs. 60000 (including taxes). It also includes teaching and examination fees. Fees is payable by Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘Mumbai Educational Trust’ payable at Mumbai.

Management & Faculty

   Ms. Ritu Uppal
  • Programme Director with over 27 years of experience in the field of education
  • Programme Leader for Cambridge International Diploma in Teaching and Learning
  • Head of Department, Centre of Educational Technology at Mumbai Educational Trust, Bandra.
    Ms. Archana Jamdar, Founder, Inspired Learning
  • Chief Programme Facilitator - Diploma in Early Childhood Education & Development
  • 25+ years specialised experience in Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD)
  • Executive Committee Member for Association for Early Childhood Care & Development (ECCD) – National & Mumbai