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Early Childhood Education - Accelerated (for BA, BEd Degree Graduates)

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Community Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education, Other
Description:Offered as an accelerated program for those with a BA BEd degree in Primary Junior Education from an accredited University in Ontario.

A child’s first years are extremely important for their development. This is the time when children learn the most, and when teachers can make the greatest difference in their lives. Are you someone who wants to make a difference? Confederation College’s Early Childhood Education program is designed to give students a broad education in the theory of Early Childhood Education, child development, early childhood curriculum, and pedagogy. You’ll get the skills and knowledge you need to plan educational programs and play environments to nurture each child’s development and learning, making a real difference in their lives. Courses cover a wide range of ECE topics including play-based learning; effective interpersonal communication; child development; working with families; guidance; and health, safety, and wellness.

URL:Early Childhood Education - Accelerated (for BA, BEd Degree Graduates) at Confederation College
Cost per year:*
National: $3,779

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Please note that fees are estimated and are subject to change. Fees shown on this page are for full-time students attending the main Thunder Bay campus.

Careers:Post-secondary Teaching and Research AssistantsCollege and Other Vocational InstructorsEarly Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are required to have a BA BEd degree (Primary/Junior designation) from an accredited university. If you are interested in taking this program and do not meet the above requirements, please consider our 2-year Early Childhood Education diploma program.

    * 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 July 24, 2020