Develop Leadership

This module is part of the NUS-SEED Institute Advanced Certificate in Centre Leadership and Management and has to be taken as part of the Advanced Certificate with the other modules.

For information on the module registration, please email Steven Loo

Course Reference No: TGS-2020507623

Course Objectives

With the changing early childhood landscape and the increasing importance of having effective centre leadership, centres will be better managed with strong role models with the ability to provide guidance to ECCE’s educators/staff during children’s crucial formative years of learning and development.

This course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to lead their centre effectively amid the changing ECCE landscape. The participants will learn how to develop good workplace communication, strong engagement, build positive relationships and coach team members for better performance. The course will also provide the centre’s leaders with the knowledge and skills to lead change, based on the centre’s mission and vision in the new operating environment.

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

  • Understand the opportunities and challenges in the changing ECCE landscape;
  • Appreciate the importance of effective workplace communication, diversity and its impact on the business;
  • Develop greater self-awareness for leadership effectiveness;
  • Develop skills to coach team members for enhanced performance; and
  • Acquire knowledge and skills to lead change for business success.


Day 1
  • Leadership challenges and opportunities in ECCE
  • Leadership in the changing landscape
  • Mindfulness Leadership
  • Strengthening Self-Leadership
Day 2
  • Workplace Communication
  • Leading Diversity Team
  • Workplace Coaching
  • Strengthening Coaching Skills
Day 3
  • Employee’s Motivation and Engagement
  • Leading Change 


At least two years of working experience as a childcare teacher or manager. Proficient in Advanced Microsoft Excel; and WPLN level 5 in Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing and Numeracy.

Who Should Attend

Lead Teachers, Senior Lead Teachers, Centre Leaders, Senior Centre Leaders, Curriculum Quality Managers, Childcare Centre Entrepreneurs

Mode Of Training 





3 Days
9.00 am to 5.30 pm 


National University of Singapore
University Town

International Participants


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens 
(39 yrs old or younger) 


Singapore PRs


Incl. GST

Singapore Citizens 
(40 yrs or older)


Incl. GST

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs


Incl. GST

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Fees & Fundings

Singapore Citizen1
39 years old or younger
Singapore Citizen1
40 years or older eligible for MCES2
Singapore PRs Enhanced Training
Support for SMEs3
Full Programme Fee S$2,850.00 S$2,850.00 S$2,850.00 S$2,850.00 S$2,850.00
SSG Funding
(Refer to Funding Page for Claim Period)
- (S$1,995.00) (S$1,995.00) (S$1,995.00) (S$1,995.00)
Nett Programme Fee S$2,850.00 S$855.00 S$855.00 S$855.00 S$855.00
7% GST on Nett
Programme Fee
S$199.50 S$59.85 S$59.85 S$59.85 S$59.85
Total Nett Programme
Fee Payable, Incl. GST
S$3,049.50 S$914.85 S$914.85 S$914.85 S$914.85
Less Additional Funding if Eligible Under Various Scheme - - (S$570.00) - (S$570.00)
Total Nett Programme Fee, Incl. GST,
after additional funding from the various funding schemes
S$3,049.50 S$914.85 S$344.85 S$914.85

Learners must fulfill at least 75% attendance and pass all assessment components, to be eligible for SSG funding.

  1. All self-sponsored Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit to pay for the programme. Visit to select the programme. 
  2. Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES) - Singaporeans aged 40 and above may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. 
  3. Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS) - SME-sponsored employees (Singaporean Citizens and PRs) may enjoy subsidies up to 90% of the programme fee. Click Here for more information. 
  4. Eligible organisations (excluding government entities) may apply for the absentee payroll funding for Singaporean/permanent resident participants attending the programme during working hours. The absentee payroll funding is computed at 80% of hourly basic salary capped at $4.50 per hour or $7.50 per hour for SME. For more information, visit Enterprise Portal for Jobs & Skills
  5. Eligible individuals may apply for training allowance capped at $6/hr under the WSS scheme, visit- WSG for more information..
  6. NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) – All self-employed (i.e. freelancers and sole-proprietors-with-no-employee) Singaporeans and Permanent Residents are eligible to apply for the NTUC Training Fund (SEPs) from NTUC’s Employment and Employability Institute (e2i). Click here for more information.
NTUC members enjoy 50% of the unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Terms and Conditions apply. Please visit
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19 May 2021