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Higher Diploma in Child Care and Education


Higher Diploma in Child Care and Education

Course summary

With an emphasis on the integration of theory and practice, the programme aims to equip students with the professional knowledge, transferable skills and professional attitude as a good foundation for their future careers in the field of early childhood education. Fieldwork placement opportunities are provided for the comprehensive learning of students to become professional early childhood educators.

This programme is designed with an emphasis on professional knowledge of early childhood education as well as on generic and language training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment.

Entry Requirement

Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English Language and Chinese Language; OR VTC Foundation Diploma (Level 3); OR Yi Jin Diploma; OR Equivalent.
Remarks :
An ""Attained"" and an ""Attained with Distinction"" in an HKDSE Applied Learning (ApL) subject (Category B subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at ""Level 2"" and ""Level 3"" respectively, and a maximum of two ApL subjects can be counted for admission purpose.
A ""Grade D or E"" and a ""Grade C or above"" in an HKDSE Other Language subject (Category C subjects) are regarded as equivalent to an HKDSE subject at ""Level 2"" and ""Level 3"" respectively, and one Other Language subject can be counted for admission purpose.
This programme is NOT applicable to VTC Diploma in Vocational Education graduates.
Applicants should note the HKSAR Government's requirement of academic qualifications for registration as a qualified kindergarten teacher in Hong Kong.
Applicants may be required to attend an interview.

Address of the institution

(IVE's campuses are located across the territory)

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Institution

Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (IVE)

Programme type

Higher Diploma

Academic structure

Full time

Duration of study

2 Years year(s)