Early Childhood EducationGeorgian College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Discpline: Early Childhood Education

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $13,740.00

Owen Sound Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 open

Orillia Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Orangeville Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed

Program Description

In this program, students learn to facilitate the development of children from birth to 12 years while encouraging their feelings of self-worth and social-emotional resiliency. Students design and implement play-based experiences, focusing on children’s interests through indoor and outdoor play opportunities. Students learn the importance of being responsive caregivers while respecting diversity, identity and the rights of children and families. Partnerships with families, other professionals, and community programs form the foundation of working in the field of early learning and care. Field placements provide students with the opportunity to practice the knowledge and skills as they engage with children and adults. Students are offered a unique balance between theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.