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Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education


Mode of Study

Full-time (FHDECE) /
Part-Time (PHDECE)

[For the information of Part-Time (PHDECE) , please check here.]

Medium of Instruction

Except for Chinese language courses, lectures will be conducted in English (supplemented with Chinese as appropriate) and teaching notes and course assessments are in English.


2 years full-time / 3 years part-time


[Local Students]
Full-Time : HK$129,000
(Paid in 4 equal installments, HK$32,250 each semester)
Part-Time : HK$129,000
(Paid in 6 equal installments, HK$21,500 each semester)

Continuing Education Fund

This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund


[ Consent for CEF Course Participant upon Enrolment]





  • Launched in 2008, LiPACE is the first self- financing tertiary institution offered Early Childhood Education teacher training course taught in English.

  • The first self-financing tertiary institution in Hong Kong with a kindergarten mock up room.

  • The only teacher training programme in Hong Kong that has a parent-child carnival prepared by students on yearly basis.

  • To promote social integration, an experienced lecturer will share her own experience as a non-Chinese in Hong Kong, and guide our students to learn more about minority families through cooperation with support service centre to provide various activities for non-Chinese speaking children.

  • The course content is comprehensive, including practical workshops, teaching material design, and volunteer services, visiting early childhood education related settings; explore community resources, industry expert seminar, overseas exchanges, etc.

Programme Information
Entry Requirement
Programme Structure
Professional Recognition
Articulation Pathways
Career Prospects
Professional Development
Overseas Exchange Tour
Serving the Community
Mini- Education Carnival
Professionals Pass the Torch and Wisdom to Students
Message from Employers
Media Coverage
Graduates' Sharing



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Modified Date: Mar 10, 2021

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