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Early Childhood Education

Cambrian College

Faculty:Community Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,969
International: $17,411

The cost reflects tuition for the first year of the program. Tuition will vary for subsequent years.

Scholarships:4
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Description:

In this innovative program, you will examine how children grow and discover how children learn through play. This play-based learning approach, combined with a culturally-relevant environment, nurtures children who are curious, capable, competent, and rich in potential.

Interactive classroom exercises will train you to design, plan, implement, and evaluate play-based learning for children from birth to 12 years of age. You’ll gain practical experience in our on-campus mock childcare classroom. You can apply to become a Registered Early Childhood Educator upon graduation and be eligible to work in a variety of childcare settings in the community.

Prerequisites:

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C) or (U)
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Before the first field placement, students will consult with Synergy and show proof of the following:

    • Two-step TB test
    • Standard First Aid Certificate (prior to second field placement)
    • Vulnerable Sector Check
    • Record of up-to-date immunizations
    • Freedom from communicable diseases and fit to work with young children
    • Field certifications (Bill 18 requirements)
    • Co-op permits for placement in all four semesters for international students registered in a field practicum course


    Recommendations

    • Any grade 11 or 12 family studies (C), (U), or (M)
    • Computer competency in relevant software

    * 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.

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