FULL-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS EARLF-DP Early Childhood Education

Overview

  • Two-year diploma
  • Course-based registration (students can take this program on a full-time or part-time basis)
  • August entry date
  • Delivered at:
    • Notre Dame Campus, Winnipeg
    • Interlake Campus, Selkirk, Manitoba
    • Portage Campus, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba
    • Peguis-Fisher River Campus, Peguis, Manitoba
    • Steinbach Campus, Steinbach, Manitoba
    • Winkler Campus, Winkler, Manitoba
  • Practicum
  • Optional joint degree with University of Winnipeg
  • Credit transfer opportunities:
    • Athabasca University
    • Louis Riel and Seven Oaks School Divisions ECE Programs (high school credits)
    • University of Calgary
    • University of Manitoba
    • University of Victoria
    • University of Winnipeg
  • International applicants please visit Academic Program, Dates and Fees for a listing of programs for international students, current availability and online application instructions
  • If you have a criminal record you may not be able to complete this program. If you are listed on a Child Abuse Registry you will not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info

Description

This program prepares you to provide quality childcare in the community. You will study practice based on:

  • A child-centred focus
  • Play-based curriculum
  • Child development
  • Guidance techniques
  • Communication skills
  • Family and community relations
  • Professionalism

An emergent curriculum approach building on the interests of children, and working closely with families and communities is emphasized.

Additionally, the program is based on the study of child development within a developmental health perspective. You will learn about current, exciting research in a number of interesting areas.

Upon successful completion of the program you will be able to competently plan learning experiences that stimulate the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development of young children.

This program provides you with practical experience working with young children at a variety of children’s centres.

Prior to starting the program, you may be invited to attend a program information session. Although optional, it is highly recommended you attend. You may also be asked to participate in an individual interview.

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