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100% Placement At KLAY,

Upon Successful Completion Of The Diploma!

The International Diploma in Preschool Education (IDPE) provides quality teacher training of Early Childhood education in India. High quality early age learning has been shown to have long-term positive outcomes in the future of students leading to more healthy, confident and successful individuals. IDPE draws on the vast experience of KLAY as a leader in early childhood education. Accreditation with KLAY's IDPE means teachers are skilled and well equipped to provide a high level of quality care and education for our young ones. Families can be assured that their children are receiving high quality, research based education that sets the foundation for a successful life.

  • 100% Placement with KLAY,
    upon successful completion of the diploma.
  • International research based curriculum
  • Guaranteed 4-week Internship with KLAY
  • Designed by leading child psychologists

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Admission FAQ’s

2000+ Early Childhood Professionals spread across 100+ preschool and childcare centres in India are united in their mission to nurture every child’s gifts! Do you want to join them?

Why is IDPE the ideal Nursery teacher training course for you? Enquire Now!

  • 12 + years of formal education
  • Fluent in English

  • 6 months (25 weeks inclusive of 4 weeks mandatory internship with Klay)
  • Participants need to devote approximately 10 hours per week (6 hours for classes + 4 hours for homework/ assignments)

Week 1Basics of Preschool Education
Weeks 2 & 3Brain Development, Milestones and Development
Weeks 4 & 5Curriculum Planning & Design
Weeks 6 & 7Curriculum Implementation & Evaluation
Week 8Best Teaching Strategies
Weeks 9 & 10Art & Music in Classroom
Weeks 11 & 12Safety & Security
Weeks 13 & 14Health & Hygiene
Week 15Power of Play
Week 16Power of Love
Week 17Team Management
Weeks 18 & 19Family School Partnership
Week 20Communication
Week 21Professionalism

Each session will include classroom theory sessions, group activities, and reflection exercises which will reinforce the content taught during the session. At the end of the course, students need to do a hands-on internship program of 4 weeks in KLAY centres across India.

  • Evaluation Weightage:
  • Compulsory Attendance - 20% (174 classroom hours & 30 hours of Internship)
  • Mid-term exam (to be conducted after 12 weeks) - 20%
  • Internals (Home Assignments presented in class) - 20%
  • Written exam (3 hours on last day of course) – 40% (MCQ, Fill ups, True or False, Short Answers)

Course participants who successfully complete the course will be awarded Certificate of completion by Institute of Early Childhood Education & Development affiliated with KLAY.

Yes, the internship is mandatory as it provides hands on experience and the opportunity for you to put your learnings to the test in the real world

Yes, those who successfully complete the program and receive the diploma certificate will be offered full time roles with KLAY.

Total fee for the 6 month diploma program is Rs. 48,000/- We do have options of scholarships and EMI based payment options.

The program is designed to be a stepping stone into the field of early childhood education. Teachers who work with KLAY often go on to have successful careers in education management. This program opens doors not only to teaching, but curriculum planning and management, pre-school administration and education counselling.

Working at KLAY brings new adventures everyday. Each child is unique and everyday is filled with new experiences and learnings for KLAY staff. Teachers starting with KLAY join as trainees and can progress up to head teachers. There are also opportunities for teachers to switch to management roles or join the curriculum planning team within KLAY.

KLAY is the industry leader in early childhood education and follows a curriculum based on international research in the space of childhood development. Working with KLAY means you are trained in and gaining experience in the latest teaching methodologies being followed in countries such as USA, UK and Singapore.


Program Calendar


JulySec 62 Noida
JulyDLF Ph 4 Gurgaon
JulySec 45 Gurgaon
SeptemberSec 81 Gugaon
SeptemberUppal Gurgaon
OctoberSec 62 Noida


JulyLower Parel


AugustHSR layout
AugustNorth Bangalore
OctoberIndira Nagar
OctoberWhite Field
NovemberElectronic City
DecemberSadashiv Nagar
DecemberWhite Field

Who We Are

IDPE is brought to you by IECED (Institite of Early Childhood Education and Development).

IECED comes under the umbrella of Founding Years Learning Solutions India Private Limited which is the proud parent company of India's Largest and Most Trusted Pre-School and Day Care Centres - KLAY Prep Schools and Daycare

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Teacher Testimonials


Swathi Jha

Admission of my child at KLAY and the high quality day care facility has not only resolved my doubts of sending him to school, but the opportunity to work in KLAY as a teacher has given me an identity. The education and quality day care that KLAY provides is highly appreciable. Now, I can give my all to my job along with the firm belief that my child’s growth and care is in good hands. Thanks to KLAY for making me a successful working mom!

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