University College of the North

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Early Childhood Education

University College of the North

Faculty:Kenanow Faculty of Education
Field of Study:Aboriginal Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants


This diploma is designed to maximize students’ knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for employment and advancement in the field of early childhood education. The program provides flexibility in delivery options, is implemented using adult learning principles, has opportunities for individualization, and recognizes prior learning through a Prior Learning Assessment Recognition process.

Program graduates are prepared to provide quality care and education to children in a variety of settings. Emphasis is placed on learning within the context of Northern Manitoba and, in particular, within Aboriginal communities. Affirmation of Aboriginal world views, values, perspectives, and traditions are an integral part of this program.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
a. High school diploma with
b. English 40S;
or equivalencies of above.
Application Notes : For more information on applications and admissions, please visit
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Early Childhood Education Diploma. Level two Manitoba Early Learning and Child Care. Two years' experience in child care.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 17, 2016