Sprott Shaw College - East Vancouver Campus

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Early Childhood Education Basic

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School:Sprott Shaw College - East Vancouver Campus
Faculty:Child & Family
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:This program gives the student the skills and occupational competencies necessary in the industry today based upon the Ministry for Children and Family Development approved curriculum.

Students will develop a broad range of skills through the study and practice of our certified and approved courses so they will be able to develop and lead daily activities for children. They will be able to carefully select age-appropriate materials for young children and develop programs and activities for the important early years of learning.They will become nurturing and understanding Caregivers/Educators, who will implement these carefully selected materials and activities to help promote the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and early literacy development in each child. Some of these exciting activities include storytelling and fingerplays, music and movement, songs and games, creative arts and crafts, science and nature opportunities, along with many other activities that support children’s development and learning through play. They also observe children and communicate professionally, when appropriate, children’s progress and/or needs with parents, other staff members and individuals involved with the child’s development. They attend meetings, workshops and professional development opportunities to continue their learning and progress as competent and qualified Early Childhood Educators. They may also supervise and coordinate the activities of other Early Childhood Educators and ECE Assistants.
URL:Early Childhood Education Basic at Sprott Shaw College - East Vancouver Campus
Length:45 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,650
Scholarships:1
Careers:Early 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.

    Prior to Acceptance: Grade 12 / GED or mature student status (all transcripts must be "true certified copies" or originals). Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments (with a minimum composite score of 42).

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Preference will be given to those who can provide letters of reference detailing volunteer or professional experience working with children indicating their suitability for working in the field of Early Childhood Education. You will also need to have an interview with an instructor/director. Excellent communication skills (composition), signing a medical/criminal waiver, providing physician’s waiver,submitting a criminal record check (must be Public Safety & Solicitor General: Schedule B), and clear testing for TB. (All must be done no more than three months before the start date of the 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 13, 2018

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