Diploma in Special Education (Early Years)

Dika College (Kolej DIKA)
Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
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28 months
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Entry Requirements

  • 3 Credits in SPM or equivalent; 
  • 2 Credits in SPM and 3 years of working experience with young children; 
  • 1 Credit in SPM and 5 years of working experience with young children.


Understanding Young Children

  • Philosophy and Early Childhood Special Education in Malaysia and in the West 
  • Knowing How Young Children Grow and Learn 
  • Understanding Young Children with Special Needs
  • Observing & Assessing Young Children’s Development 
  • Safety, Health, Nutrition & Hygiene 

Educating Special Needs Children

  • Educating Children with Learning Disability
  • Educating Children with Autism 
  • Educating Children with Down Syndrome 
  • Educating Children with Dyslexia 
  • Educating Children with Cerebral Palsy 
  • Educating Children with ADHD 
  • Educating Children who are Gifted and Talented 

Family & Community

  • Family and Community 1 
  • Family and Community 2 
  • Personal & Professional Development
  • Inclusive Education 
  • Curriculum and Evaluation for Children with Special Needs
  • Programme Planning and Strategic Teaching in Regular and Special Education 
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills -
  • Practicum 1 
  • Practicum 2

Compulsory MPU Subjects

  • Pengajian Malaysia
  • Language
  • Elective Subject
  • Community Service

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