FHDECE Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Li Ka Shing School of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE) Higher Diploma / Associate Degree / Diploma Programmes   FHDECE Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education  
International Articulations and Career
Class Photo
Mini-Education Carnival (MEC)
Kindergarten Mock-up Room

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$131,400
(Paid in 4 equal installments, HK$32,850 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 English taught Early Childhood Education teacher training programme offered by self- financing tertiary institution in Hong Kong.

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

  • The only ECE 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 students to learn more about minority families through cooperation with support service centres to provide various activities for non-Chinese speaking children.

  • The course content is comprehensive, including practical workshops, teaching material design, volunteer services, visits to early childhood and school settings; community resources exploration, industry expert seminars, and overseas exchanges.

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