Advanced Diploma in Special Needs and Inclusive Education


This advanced diploma is in collaboration with The College of Allied Educators Singapore, and is delivered to Early Childhood Educators. This is a 102hrs part-time course conducted over approximately 4 to 5 months via 2 levels of training, with 1 assignment and 1 examination. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will be awarded the Advanced Diploma in Special Needs and Inclusive Education by SEED Institute.


  • Train early childhood educators to understand the key roles and principles of inclusive education and to support children with mild to moderate special educational needs within the early childhood landscape.
  • Train early childhood educators to develop competency in a range of differentiated teaching skills specific to inclusive education.
  • Train early childhood educators in the different creative intervention strategies implemented for supporting children with Special needs.  

For more information on the modules, please refer to the file below: 

Programme Fee

Registration fee: $64.20 (non-refundable) 

Full course fee: $2,750 (payable via 3-months instalments) *

Prices stated above are inclusive of 7% GST.

*Self-sponsored applicants who are NTUC members can claim up to 50% of unfunded course fees under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). Claims are capped at $250 a year. Prevailing terms and conditions apply. 


keyboard_arrow_upJune 2020

16 June 2020 - 15 October 2020 

Tuesday & Thursday (unless otherwise stated)

6:30 - 9:30pm/10pm (unless otherwise stated) 

Please refer to the full course schedule here for more information. Programme is taught online for this intake due to the current COVID-19 situation.

Registration Deadline: 23 May 2020 

Entry Requirements

Preschool Professionals who:

  • are at least 18 years of age AND
  • obtained a C6 in GCE ‘O’ Level EL1 or acceptable equivalent AND
  • completed relevant early childhood diploma (ADKET / WSQ-PDECCE / DECCE-T / DPT / ECH or acceptable equivalent) 

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