Online International Teaching Diploma in Early Years Care, Pre & Primary, Montessori, Nursery and Special Education Needs (SEN)

About the course

International Teaching Diploma (ITD) is a teaching program tailored by Asian College of Teachers (ACT) particularly designed for both aspiring and experienced teachers who are looking for a career in international teacher training. Pursuing this course will provide you several opportunities to teach in Pre-primary, Montessori, and Nursery schools in countries across the globe. The course mainly aims to instil the latest teaching proficiencies and knowledge in the aspiring teachers so they are more learner-centric and widely accepted in classrooms around the globe.

This course provides the benefit of learning the teaching techniques from the comfort of your home and acquire an in-depth idea of the modern international teaching methodologies. The course can be availed for different durations like that of 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months. Moreover, the course is designed for both aspiring and experienced teachers. Candidates completing the ITD program can also opt for an additional Cambridge TKT exam and earn a prestigious certification to gain an edge in the teaching field.

Key Information


Our International Teaching Diploma in Early Years Care, Pre & Primary, Montessori, Nursery and Special Education Needs (SEN) program covers the most important aspects of pre and primary education. The course involves 21st Century Teaching & Learning Techniques that are quite beneficial for the candidates aspiring to teach in global classrooms. The course imparts knowledge, values and teaching skills related to Montessori, nursery, primary and special education teaching. The course gives you the chance to explore various job opportunities across the world.

Eligibility and Course Fee

  • Both aspiring and experienced teachers can enrol for the course
  • The minimum criteria for enrolment is 10+2
  • Course fee for the online course is 35000 INR/ 800 USD/ 670 GBP/ 28900 THB

Teaching and Learning Modes

  • The online ITD course comes in 3 different durations: 3 months, 6 months and 12 months
  • The online mode helps candidates to pursue the course while keeping up with their daily schedules
  • You can also avail the option of teaching practice.


Module 1: Principles of Teaching
  • Principles of Education
  • Educational Psychology and Theories of Learning
  • Different Teaching Methods/Approaches for YL & AL
  • Teacher as facilitator- monitoring & motivation
Module 2: Teaching Strategies
  • Lesson planning and instructional strategies
  • Assessment and evaluation in differentiated learning
  • Inclusive classroom management with emphasis on special education needs
  • Resource and material Development
  • Language learning VS acquisition
Module 3: Digital Literacy: 21st century Classroom
  • Introduction to Digital Literacy
  • Evaluating Sources
  • The Learner Centric Classroom
  • Skill Sets for the 21st Century Learner
  • Devices of Communication, Importance of M-Learning & Applications
  • Assessing and Selecting the Right M-Learning Apps and LMS
  • Virtual Learning Environments
  • Digital Literacy – Risks & Safety Measures
  • Creating and Managing Your Personal Brand
  • Instructional Classroom Strategies
Module 4: Assessment & Evaluation
  • Introduction to Assessment and Evaluation Types and Characteristics of Assessments Principles of Assessment Learning Cycles Assessment – From Application to Practice Mapping the Learning Process - Case Studies Designing 21st Century Assessment Objectives and Functions of Evaluation and Assessment

SEMESTER: 2 (Candidates can opt for any 4 subjects from the following):

Early Childhood Care & Education
  • Introduction to ECCE
  • Stages of development
  • Factors affecting early childhood
  • Helping early childhood learners settle down in school
Montessori Teaching
  • Maria Montessori – philosophy, methodology, psychology
  • EPL & Sensorial
  • Language and Maths in Montessori school
  • Art and craft for young learners
Nursery Teaching
  • Introduction to teaching young learners
  • Importance of play and play way approach
  • Child, health & nutrition
Primary & Secondary Teaching
  • Project method
  • Discovery learning
  • Grammar & phonology
  • Integrating technology in the classroom
Special Education Needs – SEN
  • Identifying various types of learning challenges
  • Identifying and supporting learners with special needs
  • Managing behaviour of special need children
  • ADHD, Autism, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy
  • Introduction to TESOL
  • The Study of English
  • Teaching Techniques (Language Skills)
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning


Primary STEM
  • Air, Water & Weather
  • Food and Health
  • Germination in Plants
  • Leaves
  • Light
  • Living and Non-living Things
  • Soil and Rock
  • Sound
  • States of Matter
  • Activities for Pre-primary students

**Microteaching at the end of the course

Admission and Support Services

  • ACT's admission process is quite easy and compliant
  • One can submit an online application as well
  • There is also an option for online payment scheme
  • One can pay the course fee by using debit/credit card or can also pay in cash, Cheque or Demand Draft in our Bank Account
  • The candidates who enrol for the course always get support from the accomplished trainers
  • Candidates have the right to choose any duration for pursuing the course according to their convenience and preference (3 months, 6 months or 12 months)

Job opportunities

International Teaching Diploma Course will make the candidates ready to teach pre and primary level students as well as understand the requirements of those who are pursuing SEN. This course will provide many opportunities to establish your teaching career. You will move one step ahead in becoming a pre and primary teacher, Montessori teacher and nursery teacher in any part of the world. The course also gives you the option of becoming a shadow teacher and also adapts the skills required to teach in an inclusive classroom environment. After pursuing this course, you can also choose to be a Curriculum Developer, Course Coordinator, Consultants associated with schools. If you are one of those who are interested in opening Montessori and nursery schools or want to be a part of the pre and primary education industry, you can definitely pursue this course.

Certification and Accreditation

  • The candidates will receive a globally recognized certificate from Asian College of Teachers.
  • ITD Program is accredited by World Certification institute (WCI)
  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service, UK
  • Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) a member of British Quality Foundation, has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT)
  • The prestigious Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC) has accredited Asian College of Teachers (ACT) that has met all the standards set by this Commission
  • ACT is an organizational member of Childhood Education International (CEI)
  • All ACT courses are endorsed by NCC Education, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British education