Miriam College is a premier women's college in the Philippines. Founded in 1924, Miriam College offers programs at the basic, tertiary, post-graduate and adult education levels.

The institution supports specialized centers engaged in curriculum development, research, community outreach and advocacy in the fields of social development, peace education, environmental studies and women’s empowerment.

  • Address : Katipunan Avenue, Loyola Heights Quezon City 1108 Philippines

  • Email Us : info@mc.edu.ph

  • Call Us : (+63 02) 8 930-MCQC (6272)

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Early Learning and Care

The Graduate Diploma in Early Learning and Care is a program that will equip students with professional knowledge and skills to contextualize early childhood development that respects Philippine culture. The program aims to develop professionals who are able to use reflective and respectful practices to promote nurturing, inclusive and safe learning environments.

What will I study?

  • Perspectives on Child Growth and Development
  • Child Rearing Practices in the Philippines
  • Guiding Relationships
  • Designing Dynamic Environments for Young Children
  • Inclusive Child Care
  • Introduction to Indigenous People
  • Reflective Practice

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking to inform reflective and responsive practices and communication.
  • Show cultural awareness through respectful and professional practices.
  • Adopt and foster inclusive and safe learning environments to promote holistic growth and development.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the early childhood learning programs in the Philippines, both historically and in contemporary society.
  • Use respectful relationships and practices to advocate for children in the context of family and community.
  • Discuss ways of how indigenous language, culture, values and beliefs may be reflected within early learning programs.

This program co-developed with Camosun College of Canada.

  • Total Program Units: 21

  • Standard Completion Time: 1 year

  • This program is modular in delivery.