Completed Masters in Education (Early childhood Education) at Asia e University 2011-2013. Master of Science. (Psychotherapy and counseling) from Institute of Psychotherapy & Management Science, Mumbai, India (2002-04) affiliated to Kawa Global University, Raipur, India. Triple course from Linguistic council of Malaysia (2007-09), affiliated to The Royal College of Teachers, UK, qualifying in: Diploma of Educational Studies (Learning Disorders, Child Psychology) Certificate in Learning Disorders Management and Language Development Certificate in Child Psychology & Counselling. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from University of Madras (1996-1999).
Priya Vijayan joined as a lecturer in the field of early childhood education in Faculty of Education, SEGi University, since 2013. She was a Student counselor, teacher and Primary level Coordinator, Global Indian International School, Kuala Lumpur from June 2006 to March 2010; and March 2011 to March 2012. She has worked part-time and full-time as a Associate consultant psychologist, Malaysian Psychology Centre, Jalan Desa, Taman Desa, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from June 2004 to March 2006. She has also worked as a Part-time Kindergarten teacher in the “Blue bells Montessori School” in Chennai, India from July 2002 to June 2004. She has an ample experience in applying appropriate teaching and assessment methodologies, and prior experience of adopting distinctive teaching methodologies, documenting all lessons, organizing healthy group discussions, and mentoring troubled students. She has also worked with various approaches towards study, trying to implement new methods in research particularly in the field of Early Childhood education and Care and Child psychology and has Education & Psychology Research (Total H-index 2, i10 index 1) – Full article Publications in peer reviewed indexed journals. She is also a Member of ECCE Council Malaysia (Early Childhood Care & Education Council).She has also shown an extensive participation on committees and extra-curricular activities for students in the faculty.
Teacher Education and Professional Development; Early Childhood Education; Child Psychology and Child Development; Special Education Needs