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Monday, 16 January 2012

NCERT / SIXTH DIPLOMA COURSE IN EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION (ECCE) 2011-2012 DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 2012


SIXTH DIPLOMA COURSE IN
EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND 
EDUCATION (ECCE)
2011-2012
DEPARTMENT OF ELEMENTARY EDUCATION 
National Council of Educational Research and Training
Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi – 1100162
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)
Article 45 in Part IV (as revised) of the Directive Principles of State policy states 
that the State shall endeavour to provide early childhood care and education for all 
children until they complete the age of 6 years. Recognizing the need for the 
development of children’s personality, which has a strong bearing upon on primary 
education, it has been envisaged that children be provided with the necessary 
maturational and experiential readiness for meeting the demands of the primary 
education curriculum.
In this context, the role and functions of the Department of Elementary Education, 
NCERT are to:
 Strengthen the national level Resource Group for ECCE at the NCERT and 
undertaking research, training, development and extension activities.
 Support SCERTs/DIETs of all States/UTs in establishing ECCE cell and 
strengthening them.
 Develop training programmes for ECCE personnel working in the States and 
those involved in Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan  (SSA) in planning, implementation 
and monitoring of the programmes of ECCE.
 Develop material for parents, teachers, teacher-educators and children for 
implementing quality ECCE programmes.
 Develop advocacy materials including audio-visual material for 
teachers/teacher-educators, planners, parents and other  stakeholders for 
awareness generation about need and significance of good quality ECCE 
programme.
 Undertake research studies/programmes/projects on impact of implementing 
different schemes, developing strategies for UEE, tryout of materials 
developed, evaluation, etc.
The Course
The course is targeted to teacher-educators working in DIETs, SCERTs, ICDS and 
private Nursery Teacher Training Institutions including NGOs catering to 
disadvantaged population of society. It aims at developing a cadre of resource
persons who will be equipped with skills and knowledge for organising state level 
ECCE training programmes and extension activities for generating awareness 
among communities about the need, significance and good quality ECCE 
programmes, conduct training  programmes for ECCE functionaries, develop 3
resource material for different levels of functionaries, prepare learning material for 
children and conduct research studies in the area of ECCE.
The Objectives
(i) Increasing knowledge-base of teacher-educator (trainees) regarding growth, 
development and learning process of young children from birth to eight 
years of age.
(ii) Inculcating sensitivity towards needs of young children and issues related to 
Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE).
(iii) Developing competence in  conduct of ECCE programmes in various 
settings.
(iv) Creating awareness among teacher-educators regarding various teachinglearning strategies to be used in training of teachers.
(v) Conducting research studies at state level.
Salient Features
 The course has been designed with a focus on training with hands-onexperience and practical exposures of participants in different ECCE settings.  
 The course has been designed to be taken up in three phases –
First Phase : Face-to-face contact programme at NCERT 
(13 weeks)
Second Phase : Working in their respective places of work  
(10 weeks)
Third Phase : Contact session at NCERT (2 weeks).
 The training covers the development and learning aspects of children from birth 
to eight years, i.e., under 3 children, pre-school stage and early primary stage.
 The course has been planned in such a way that lectures and theoretical aspects 
are minimized and practical and hands on experiences are maximized.
 The second phase includes project work/assignments through which 
participants will be confronted with real grassroot issues and will be able to 
identify salient features/issues of ECCE in their respective state and address 
them in the last phase of training through interactive sessions with resource 
persons at NCERT.4
Practical Work
The course includes intensive training in practical aspects integrated with theory.  
The course has laid strong emphasis on field visits and visits to different 
institutions like mobile crèches, Anganwadis, SOS Village, early primary grades of 
MCD primary schools, etc. to provide first hand experiences.
Internship
The course has been designed to include a two-week internship in ICDS/AWs/IIT 
nursery school/MCD schools.  During the period of internship, the trainees would 
plan ECCE activities on a daily basis and undertake these activities in AWs.  As 
trainees would be working with ICDS in their respective places, they would also 
need exposure in aspects of community participation.  They would also have 
chance during the internship to organize and observe  activities of community 
participation and organizing meeting of parents.
Course Material
The course material in the form of handouts, photocopies of relevant topics, 
printed books on ECCE would be provided to trainees.  Under each unit, the core 
material considered essential for reading by trainee would be included in the 
material to be given to them.
The Faculty
The faculty of the diploma course comprises faculty of  Department of Elementary 
Education working in the area of ECCE and resource persons drawn from various 
institutions working in the area of nutrition and child health, early learning, child 
development and child psychology, having rich and varied experience.  In addition, 
resource persons in specific areas like puppetry, art and craft, music and 
movement, children’s health and nutritional needs would be invited as guest 
faculty.
Duration of Course
Six months, spread over three phases.5
Eligibility for Admission
 Post Graduate, received teacher training at any level.  
 Preference will be given to candidates sponsored by State Governments 
planning to establish State/district level ECCE Resource Centre.
 Candidates having educational qualification or work experience in the area of 
ECCE will be given preference.
Medium of Instruction
The medium of instruction would be both English and Hindi.  The course material 
would be largely available in English. 
Admission Procedure
A total of 35 seats are available.  Out of thirty-five seats, five seats are reserved for 
private sector including NGOs working especially for socially disadvantaged 
sections of society and children with special needs. Candidates would be selected 
by a committee set up for the purpose on the basis of eligibility criteria.  The 
application completed in all respects should be routed through respective State 
Government to the Head, Department of Elementary Education, NCERT, Sri 
Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi-110016 within 20 days of the date of the 
advertisement. Teacher-educators from NGOs, Private Nursery Teacher Training 
Institutions may apply directly.  
Schedule of Training 
The First Phase Training:
Starting from 1st September 2011 to 30th November 2011.
The Second Phase Training: 
Starting from 1st December 2011 to 28th February 2012.
The Third Phase Training: 
Starting from 1st March 2012 to 13th March 2012.6
Course Fee
There would be no course fee for candidates deputed by State/UT Governments. 
They will be provided TA as per NCERT rules. Lodging and  boarding facilities
will be available at NIE Guest House / PG Hostel.  Private candidates will be 
charged Rs.10,000/- towards training cost and  if they wish to avail facility of 
staying in the Campus of  NCERT for training , they will be required to pay 
charges for boarding and lodging and also bear the travel cost. Candidates should 
indicate their requirement for boarding and lodging facilities in advance. 
For further detail, please write to:
Head, 
Department of Elementary Education,
National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Sri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi 110 016 (India)
Phone: 011-26863735, 26560559 (off.)
Fax: 011-26863104 (off.)
E-mail: deencert@yahoo.co.in

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