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What Are the Challenges Every Preschool Teacher Faces?

Asian International College (AIC) is a leading college for early educators. We focus on providing certification, diploma and degree courses for individuals who are passionate about exploring a career in early education.

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Although being a preschool teacher can provide a number of challenges, it can also be a very rewarding professional experience. Enrolling in a degree programme offered by AIC is a great way to gain the knowledge and skills needed to become a preschool teacher while also gaining the rewards that come with such a meaningful profession.

Being a Preschool Teacher Can Be Challenging

Managing a classroom of young and energetic children can be difficult and tiring. Not all children will learn at the same pace. Some children may have learning disabilities that require special attention. Other children may have behavioural disorders and will refuse to follow instructions. Sometimes children will cry or struggle to adjust with being away from their parents. You may need to be flexible with your curriculum in order to address the needs of the classroom as a whole. Preschool teachers must be able to balance the needs of the children while taking care of themselves as well.

Sometimes parents will also present challenges. They may be demanding and difficult to please. They may expect for their child to receive special attention without realising the work it takes to give each child the time and attention they deserve. As a preschool teacher you will be busy, and you may not always have the time or ability to meet parents’ demands.

Being a Preschool Teacher Comes With Great Responsibility

As a preschool teacher, you are making a commitment to help young children grow into responsible, well-rounded adults. Receiving a quality education to ensure that you do this properly is incredibly important. You must also be passionate about serving and supporting young children. This profession requires a lot of hard work and patience, and if you do not care deeply about the well-being of your students, you may cause more harm than good in their emotional and mental development. As a preschool teacher, you will spend a significant amount of time with these children, and you will have a great influence on their behaviour and development, sometimes even more than their very own parents. This is why it is essential that you gain the knowledge and skills of a reputable, high-quality programme.

Being a Preschool Teacher is Also Rewarding

Although being a preschool teacher is challenging, it is also a very rewarding profession. Shaping the minds and behaviours of young children may be a great responsibility, and it is also a great privilege. You will have the opportunity to contribute to creating a more responsible generation of citizens for our world’s future. You will have the chance to be a part of these childrens’ most important lessons and experiences. You will lay the foundation for their learning and growth, and they will come to appreciate your role in their life as they get older. You will learn from your students as well. Young children will teach you patience and creativity. Children are so innocent and honest, and you will remember what it was like to think like them, before society played such a large role in shaping your character. You can reconnect to your own childhood and inner joy as you play and learn with your students.

Important Programme Information

All AIC courses are part of the Skillsfuture subsidies, which provide Singaporeans up to S$500 to take the next step in their educational endeavours. Our certificates can start as low as S$1,000, which makes this a significant discount! Additionally, installment plans are available, which serve to ease the financial burden of course payments.

To aid you in finding a job post-graduation, we host career fairs every three months. While we cannot provide our students with a guaranteed job, we will do our best to provide you with guaranteed job opportunities. Jobs are provided to students who pass the examinations and fulfil the criteria required to join one of the prestigious childcare institutions under Busy Bees.

School and course intake occur every January, April, July, and October. Graduation takes place each August.

This is a valuable and useful qualification to have, so don’t miss your chance to enroll!


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