College of the North Atlantic

Early Childhood Education

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Program Information

School:College of the North Atlantic
Faculty:School of Applied Arts
Degree:Diploma; Online
Field of Study:Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Description:Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) have a lasting, positive impact on the development of children, and provide an essential support for families, communities, and society. Early literacy and numeracy, socialization, indoor and outdoor physical activities, and creative experience in art, music, movement, and dramatic play, are some of the areas in which students will acquire knowledge and skills to support and encourage children's development. Students will have the opportunity to apply their learning on field placements, with different age groups, in the College's demonstration child care centres and a variety of child care settings.
URL:Early Childhood Education at College of the North Atlantic
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    This program requires a Provincial High School Graduation Certificate with a 60% average in nine level 3000 credits or equivalent, a Grade IX Certificate, or a Comprehensive Arts and Science Certificate. Students must possess a valid St. John Ambulance Emergency First Aid Certificate to be eligible for a Diploma of Applied Arts in the Early Childhood Education Program. A health certificate is required. Also, a Certificate of Conduct must be obtained from the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) or the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). Satisfactory Child Protection Records Check also required.

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    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 December 16, 2022