|Early Childhood Education
|Field of Study:
|Early Childhood Education and Teaching
|UFV’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) certificate program is an excellent foundation to purse a career working with young children. Especially designed for students who are coming out of high school, and those already in the workforce the four-semester program takes you through basic courses in communication, interpersonal growth, human development, and the early childhood curriculum.
You explore the theories and current trends in physical, cognitive and psycho-social development, from conception to the age of eighteen. In addition, you are introduced to different recording techniques that have been developed from observing children’s social, play, language, motor, and cognitive development. In the third and fourth semesters, you also complete a 200-hour introductory and a 200-hour advanced practicum where you put Early Childhood Education theories into practice, document your experience, and apply advanced competencies including parent interaction, self-evaluation, and peer evaluation.
|Cost per year:*
Estimated cost for one academic year (Sept to April)