|Faculty:||Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley
|Field of Study:||Early Childhood Education and Teaching
|Description:||This two-year Ontario College Diploma program (Perth - delivered in a compressed format over 45 weeks) prepares students to become educators of young children in a variety of early learning settings. Students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to work with families and other professionals to support children`s learning and development. Emphasis is on the development of inclusive play-based curriculum for children from birth to age 12. Students benefit from opportunities to observe the application of best practices (Woodroffe - in the onsite lab school; Perth/Pembroke - in the community) and to apply their knowledge in real-world settings as they participate in field placements.
|Cost per year:*||
Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $1,600 in first year and $1,500 in second year and can be purchased in the campus bookstore.