School Profile

Summit International College

Summit International College

Summit International College (SIC) is part of the PRIME Group of Colleges. Established since 1998, SIC has developed its niche expertise in the field of early childhood education, delivering the internationally recognised International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy, and other early childhood courses that is endorsed by the National Accreditation Board (LAN) and approved by the Ministry of Education.

The college provides training to preschool educators based on the century-old Montessori learning philosophy. It blends a modern approach to the nurturing of children through their preparatory years while inculcating in them an attitude of lifelong learning.

SIC also provides academic and consultative support to its affiliated pre-schools, the St. Nicholas Montessori Centres, located in Selangor, Malacca and Penang. It has also gone into offering business and licensing opportunities for those keen on starting or advancing preschool centres.

Programmes In Early Childhood Education
Education begins in early childhood. For those interested in nurturing and educating young children, a career in early childhood education is the right choice. The International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy holder qualifies for advance standing for the Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. The degree is offered in partnership with the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

Early Childhood Education Programmes offered are:

  • Short Courses
    1. Child Psychology & Development
    2. Early Childhood Nutrition
    3. Speech Communication Arts
    4. Music & Movement
    5. Children's Art
    6. Nursery & Pre-school Management and
    7. Special Education Needs
  • Certificate in Montessori Studies (10 Modules) - Montessori Theory & Philosophy, Child Development & Psychology, Practical Life, Sensorial Education,Mathematics, Language, Cultural Studies, Creative Art, Professional Development, and Child Care & Health
  • International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy
    The diploma articulates into the bachelor's degree. Students register directly with the University with local support from PRIME group. The following are degree programmes offered in partnership with the University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood- University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Facilities & Services
SIC has a dedicated student lounge, classrooms and study rooms. Students of SIC also  get to use the facilities and services of PRIME College USJ and MSC International College which will give a richer and holistic learning environment.

Learning Facilities

  • Computer & Multimedia Labs
  • Engineering Labs
  • Libraries
  • Classrooms
  • Auditorium

Student Services

  • Job Placement
  • Admission Office
  • International Student Office
  • Scholarships and Loans
  • Accommodation

Facts At A Glance

Ms. Lydia Foong

Courses Offered:
Early Childhood Education Programmes
Short Courses
- Certificate in Montessori
- International Diploma in Montessori Pedagogy
- Bachelor of Early Childhood
- University of Southern Queensland, Australia

14 months (classroom lectures) & 420 hours (teaching practical- optional)

Awarding Body of Qualifications:

Montessori Centre International (MCI)

Other Facilities And Services
  • Internet Facilities
  • On-line Library System
  • Reading Room
  • Cafeteria
  • Hotspot Wireless Access
  • Counselling Room
  • Students Lounge & Games Room
  • Science Laboratories
  • Recreation Centre
  • Study Room
  • Audio-visual Laboratories
  • Surau
  • Games & Student Lounge
  • Dark Room
  • Music Room
  • Video Editing Room

What the press said...
Montessori is a versatile programme that leads to all fields of work and a professional qualification for early childhood educators.
- New Straits Times, 8th May 2005

A Korean parent, Lan Don on Montessori studies'. "I am impressed at how projects and play can be harnessed in powerful ways to help children learn about the world around them in a meaningful way."
- The Star, 1st May 2005

Time-tested Montessori method for early childhood has become very popular in Malaysia since Summit International College was appointed the authorised representative in Malaysia for Montessori Centre International (UK).
- The Star, 23 Feb 2003

Summit International College

3rd Floor, The Summit
Persiaran Kewajipan USJ1
47600, UEP Subang Jaya
Tel: 603- 8600 1888
Fax: 603-8600 1999

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