Early childhood care and education(ECCE) in Chennai

Early Childhood Care and Education

Courses on early childhood care and education is predominantly for jobs that have to do with managing and handling young kids. Various sectors of health, education and social care need professionals who have been trained by experts to understand the psyche of a child and thereby manage his/her various activities and develop their skills.

Why choose ECCE courses from Atheneum Global

Accreditations from Top institutions

From being a certified member of International Montessori Council (IMC), USA and also the International Montessori Society (IMS), USA, Atheneum Global Teacher Training College is recognized by established bodies in the field of teacher training.

Dynamic online Community

Online learning through Atheneum Global invites a vibrant community of students, grads, faculty, and staff that are working towards constantly helping each other out.

Increase your theoretical knowledge around early years with practical implementation

Acquired knowledge on the basic early childhood concepts helps educators understand the needs of learners under their care and come up with developmentally appropriate teaching practices.

Priority on Child Psychology

Our early childhood education courses equip you to learn about the psychological traits of the children. This knowledge is helpful for shaping the teaching methodology in order to ensure effective learning.

NO Online Certificates

Though are courses are online our certificates won’t be saying so! Following the completion of each ECCE course, you will receive a certificate demonstrating your ability to construct child development practices.

Internship Offer

Our industry linkages and international credentials help you land internships in preschools you desire to work for! A personalized letter from us for internships is your way to shine in various institutions and among families!

Affordable Training

With the reasonable pricing of our courses, you can enjoy the perks of globally recognized professional training without having to worry about the associated costs.

Montessori education

Our courses are specifically designed to help you garner knowledge on teamwork, time as well as project management

Parent teacher partnerships are essential for the success of the ECCE program. Educators need to encourage parental involvement in early years setting through a variety of means.

At Atheneum Global, our courses are designed to polish these qualities and bring out your potential that will help you put your best foot forward at your work.

Our courses are extensively focused on child-oriented training and we coach you towards being capable of playing valuable role in family and wider institutions.

Eligibility and Course Fee


In order to get yourself enrolled for an ECCE course all you would require is a high school degree or a Bachelor’s degree (depending on the course) from a recognized institute.

You can also opt for Atheneum’s ECCE courses as existing or aspiring teachers who wish to shift the course of their career with top-tier guidance on teaching and taking care of kids.

Course Fee:

We are committed to offering high-quality teaching training for teachers at affordable rates and we value your concerns of not being able to afford best teacher training courses.
1. Certificate course is priced at Rs 9,500 for Indian citizens and $ 150 for international students.
2. Graduate course is priced at Rs 15,500 for Indian citizens and $250 for international students.
3. Post Graduate IN ECCE is for Rs 25,500 for Indian citizens and $400 for international students.

We honour our meritorious students by offering them scholarships!

ECCE Course Course Fee Eligibility
Certificate in ECCE Rs 9,500 for Indian citizens and $ 150 for international students. High school degree
Graduate in ECCE Rs 15,500 for Indian citizens and $250 for international students High school degree
Post-Graduate in ECCE Rs 25,500 for Indian citizens and $400 for international students Bachelor'S degree

Course Curriculum

ECCE is a training programme designed to assist you in providing opportunities/experiences for young children aged birth to eight years old in order to enhance their holistic development. The curriculum also involves techniques and ways of serving and acting as support systems to communities and families to meet the needs of their young children.

The National Early Childhood Care and Education curriculum framework created by the nodal Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt of India helps to ensure opportunities for holistic learning and growth for children in early childhood. Atheneum's ECCE programmes were meticulously constructed with these criteria and best practices in mind.

course is apt for people who are looking towards towards

  1. Objectives and Principles of ECCE
  2. Early Years Development
  3. Developmentally Appropriate Practices
  4. Early Learning Environment

At Atheneum we made sure to include concepts in the graduate ECCE programme that focuses on children’s developmental and contextual needs. It also ensures that basic concepts of childcare which are applicable as well are taken into consideration so that practitioners can provide a nourishing environment for every child.

The modules and concepts covered in graduate diploma of ECCE are

  1. Objectives and Principles of ECCE
  2. Early Years Development
  3. Developmentally Appropriate Practices - Early Years
  4. Transition from Early Years
  5. Learning Theories
  6. Early Learning Environment
  7. Early Learning Planning
  8. Importance of Play
  9. Pedagogical techniques and strategies
  10. Assessment in Early Years

The Post Graduate in early childhood care and education shapes teachers who are in the outlook for a global career in an early learning setting – a preschool, high school or even in a homeschooling set up. From discussions on international structural educational frameworks to helping teachers incorporate it in pratical workplace, this course and its vast and effective syllabus has it all.

The National ECCE Curriculum Framework comprises of broadly three sections.

Section I consists of introduction, vision for an Indian child, rationale and theoretical foundation for ECCE. The objectives of early childhood education; pedagogical bases and principles of early learning are laid out.

Section II comprises of details of the goals for different domains of development, i.e. physical, language, cognitive, socio-emotional and creative and aesthetic appreciation, to be fostered to ensure holistic development of children under six years. It comprises of suggested developmentally appropriate practices for different age groups.

Section III focuses on implementation details such as principles of programme planning, stages of programme planning, role of parents and caregivers/ECCE teachers, essential play materials and assessment procedure etc. Keeping these guidelines in mind, the post graduate course covers the following topics in depth in a course than spans 15 months.

  1. Objectives and Principles of ECCE
  2. Early Years Development
  3. Developmentally Appropriate Practices - Early Years
  4. Transition from Early Years
  5. Learning Theories
  6. Early Learning Environment
  7. Early Learning Planning
  8. Importance of Play
  9. Pedagogical Techniques and Strategies
  10. Assessment in Early YearsE
  11. Advanced Child Psychology
  12. Early Childhood Curriculum Development
  13. Integration of Children with Special needs
  14. Sociology
  15. Exposure to Technology in Early Childhood
  16. Environmental Sciences (EVS)
  17. Basics of Lesson Planning
  18. Literacy and Numeracy in Early Childhood



Teaching and Learning Modes

E-Learning Anytime- The best part of choosing to learn online is that whether you are in Chennai or Mumbai or elsewhere, with Atheneum Global’s ECCE courses you can study peacefully and schedule your lessons accordingly.

Fast Track Mode - With our fast track mode available for early completion you can have full control over your training schedules and manage it with your day-to-day plans accordingly!

Practical Early Childhood Concepts - You will master the abilities needed to effectively perform in an early childhood setting with instruction on essential ECCE principles such as child psychology, developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood, and many more.

Personalized Attention - You learn better in an online environment because you can get your queries clarified as many times as you want with a specialized tutor available to cater to your questions.

Admission process and Academic Support Services

Our 3 step enrolment processes are designed for your convenience and for you to carry out secure online payments!

You can pay using either BHIM UPI, Google Pay, Card or other reliable platforms.

Our professional personalized tutors solve all your program related queries and help you in enhancing your skills as an early childhood expert.

Such personal guidance makes you aware of what exactly has to be improved to give exceptional learning experience to children.

Career Opportunities

ECCE has specifically emerged as an area of high priority at the international level.

Former UN Secretary-General, Ban KiMoon’s speech at the Forum on Investing in Early Childhood Development (ECD) in September 2015 mentioned about the transformation world hopes to achieve with early childhood development.

A preschool teacher's average salary is $29,780, can teach in preschools, daycare centres.

A governess- average of $33,172, can work with families and educational institutions.

A child-care worker's average salary is $23,240, can work in preschools or with families.

A special education teacher's average salary of $59,780, responsible for teaching children with special needs.

A Kindergarten/Elementary school teacher's average salary is $57,980 and a Bachelor degree in ECCE is a must.

At Atheneum Global every candidate is issued a personalized letter to help him or her land up with an internship of their choice.

This internship is an important step towards finishing your course as well as to start your journey as an educator or even a child-career.

Internships like these help you put in practise the immense knowledge you have garnered during the course and apply them at your workplace.

Accreditation and Affiliations

Atheneum Global Teacher Training College has both national as well as international accreditations which makes it one of the leading teacher training course providers. From being one of the few training and development organizations that is ISO certified to being members of international colleges and associations, Atheneum is globally recognized!

We are also proud members of The International Montessori Council (IMC,) USA and The International Montessori Society (IMS), USA who are dedicated towards designing policies that promote the essential principles of best practices and authentic Montessori education.

Additionally, Atheneum Global Teacher Training College is an institutional member of The College of Teachers (The Chartered College of Teachers) and Atheneum Global Teacher Training College is affiliated with London Teacher Training College which is a renowned Teacher Training College known for its remarkable, quality teaching.

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