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Developing a professional e-portfolio is critical in supporting your professional development. During this course, you will learn skills to reflect on your professional practices and to use reflective language. This will help you in setting goals for development. 


DPPE is a pre-requisite CPD course for the Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Centre Leadership (ADECL)


Note: This course will be conducted via online learning until further notice.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • apply the reflection cycle and reflective language to reflective practice as an educator;
  • set goals for professional development;
  • create an e-portfolio; and
  • use appropriate citation and digital tools to credit external sources and protect the privacy of minors.

Entry Requirements

This course is for individuals who meet the following criteria: 

  • Have completed an ECDA-recognised certificate or diploma in early childhood care and education.

  • Be ECDA-certified as an EY2/L1/L2 teacher.

  • Currently employed in a childcare centre registered or licensed with ECDA.

Upon Completion

Upon completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Attainment from the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA).

Course Schedule

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15 hours

17 Jan 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 19 Jan 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 24 Jan 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 26 Jan 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 31 Jan 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm




15 hours

21 Feb 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 23 Feb 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 28 Feb 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 01 Mar 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm 06 Mar 2024: 6.30pm - 9.30pm




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15 hours

5 weekdays:

6.30pm - 9.30pm

To be available

Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov 2024

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Please note:

  • Course schedule and venue are subject to changes. NIEC reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme and amend information without prior notice.
  • Classes will only commence if the minimum class size is met. A confirmation email will be sent to you at least 3 weeks before course commencement.

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Ms Tan Chu Yun

Phone: 6887 9579 (Mon - Fri, 9am - 4pm)