The Dika Edge

dika-edgeKolej Dika has set a benchmark in the Early Childhood Education field. It is focussed on continuously innovating to best prepare students for the real world. The core values that Kolej Dika endeavours to instil in its students to become empowered professional educators in Early Childhood Education are the 5C’s – Competency, Caring, Creativity, Commitment and Courage.

Practical Experience & Employability
Kolej Dika’s programmes are designed to be industry relevant emphasising on practical teaching methods to help students at the work place. Kolej Dika has established industry collaborations that enable easy access for students to gain work experience or to pursue a degree either locally or abroad.

Kolej Dika’s track record in producing highly employable graduates is attributed to its specially designed programmes that include industrial projects, school visits, workshops and focus on experiences in the real world.  Here students are not only kept abreast with current practices in early childhood education, they also get the opportunity to experience teaching young children with the integrated modules learnt at Kolej Dika.

Academic Programme
Kolej Dika trains students to be educators with sound understanding of the learning needs of young children. The philosophy of the courses is to prepare students to become qualified professional educators and advocates of early childhood education.

The comprehensive academic programmes with its emphasis on practical placement that is offered at Kolej Dika is one of the strategies of success. Its curriculum is specially designed to emphasis on the professional development of the students. This is achieved by being in touch with the primary industry players to acquire practical feedback. A majority of these industry players are select kindergartens where Kolej Dika students get their practical training.

Experienced and Competent Educators
The teaching faculty at Kolej Dika are from the Early Childhood Education Industry The teachers are experts in the early childhood education and challenge students with creative as well as practical teaching approaches. The criteria to become a Dika lecturer are expectedly high. They must have at least five years of working experience with young children. Lecturers are predominantly Masters and Bachelors degrees holders. Most of the lecturers at Kolej Dika are also invested in the development of early childhood education in Malaysia.

International Affiliations
Kolej Dika has forged strategic partnerships with leading institutions in New Zealand, United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore in order to give their students the exposure they need to fare in the competitive international market. Through its degree programmes, students are given the option to study with an international partner in order to gain knowledge and experience of teaching trends at the international level.

Individual Development
At Kolej Dika, students are guided with their studies through small group coaching. Emphasis is placed on providing students with a balance of cognitive, social and emotional development in the programme. Students are trained to be specialist educators in Early Childhood Education and Special Education.

Strategic Location
Kolej Dika is strategically located within a commercial hub with great connectivity. It is ideally located with excellent transport links within the Klang Valley via MRT, LRT and bus.

Flexible Financing Options
PTPN loan, Yayasan Selangor Loan, EPF Withdrawal, Monthly Interest free installments.