Department of Early Childhood


The department offers two programmes (click the programmes to see more) – A Diploma in Teaching ECE (preservice) and a one-year Diploma of Teaching ECE (in-service).The Department of Early Childhood Education (ECE) offers a Diploma Programme for both pre-service and in-service student teachers. The pre-service programme is a two-year programme, and the in-Service programme is a one-year programme. There are a variety of courses offered under this programme which aims at equipping ECE teachers with knowledge and skills that would holistically develop the social, emotional, cognitive and physical needs of a child in order to have a solid foundation for lifelong learning and wellbeing.

Our Staff

Joanna Kekegolo
Head of Department | Assistant Lecturer

MEd, PGD Ed, BEd, (USP), Cert in Tchg (SICHE)

Dorothy Corina Leve
Assistant Lecturer

BEd -Tchg (Otago), Cert in Tchg (ECE) (SICHE)