Established in 1959, was the first institution in Mumbai to offer Home Science at a degree level. It is also the first college of S.N.D.T. Women's University to be granted autonomous status from the year 1995-96 in the state of Maharashtra.
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Early childhood care and education

Program: B.Sc. Early Childhood Care & Education

Early Childhood Care and Education is a program is oriented towards developing skills of infant stimulation, preschool teaching and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood program.

Duration :3 years.

Eligibility :HSC in Home Science / Science / Arts / Commerce

Objectives of the Program :

  • To sensitize the students to the needs of infants and preschool children.
  • To enhance skills of planning and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early childhood programme.
  • To develop skills for infant stimulation and preschool teaching.
  • To enhance skill of planning and implementation of developmental programs for holistic development of children.
  • To develop skills in handling differently-abled children in early inclusive setups
This program may be the right choice for those who
  • Find it interesting to observe and understand the psychology behind human behaviour.
  • Are nurturing and patient and would like to work with children.
  • Have effective communication skills.
  • Are keen to make a difference in the lives of children.
Professional Opportunities:
  • Set up own preschool or Early Childhood Education Center.
  • Work as an Early Childhood Educator in regular/ inclusive settings.
  • Work as a coordinator at Creche and Day Care Centres.
  • Entrepreneur in designing developmentally appropriate educational teaching aids and toys for children.
  • Conduct language enrichment, creativity and personality development classes for children.
  • Organize summer camps and special events for children and youth.
  • Work as a child advocate in Non Government Organizations.
Opportunities for further education:
  • MSc. In Early Childhood Care and Education.
  • MSc. in Human Development.
  • BEd/MEd in Special Education.
  • MSW in Social Work.
  • Masters in Educational Technology.

The College has developed curriculum and activities designed to bring changes in the students’ thoughts, ideas, attitudes, interests, emotions, personality and character. It believes in the value of empowerment to girl students to excel in their field of education. The curriculum offers the students choices of courses to select from core courses to general elective courses from other specializations to foster a holistic approach to development and deeper understanding on issues and challenges.

The College has adapted to the changes required globally for education and develop competencies in the students. The College strives to provide education to all girls from different cultural, religious and socio-economic backgrounds to regular and differently abled students.

Activities for students have been planned in the curriculum to develop the leadership quality in students. NSS activities have been conducted, special camps and training programs organized for students to inculcate values of team work, motivation and leadership.

The College has integrated technology enabled teaching learning process in the curriculum. With the advent of technology and its usage globally, the students are trained to use computer programs, software, information and communication based systems. This helps the students to learn, integrate and use technology to their advantage.

Community development programs, working with women from weaker economic section, and village adopted for training the people is integrated in the curriculum. Every specialization prepares students to promote good practices of their department to teach members of community on new skills, sustainable practices, equality, social justice, literacy skills for employability and development.