Becoming a Centre Leader

If you wish to become a Centre Leader, your centre may nominate you to embark on the following Advanced Diploma – level programme at the local Polytechnics.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Leadership (ADECL)


•    Be ECDA-certified as a Level 2 pre-school teacher

•    Completed an ECDA-recognised diploma in early childhood care and education

•    Have met the competency level for Senior Pre-School Teacher (with reference to the Skills Map)

•    Have completed the pre-requisite core course(s) as identified and offered by ECDA

Temasek Polytechnic

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