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Leadership, volunteerism, social awareness—these are characteristics shared by people working in recreation and community development. It’s a growth industry, and Saskatchewan Polytechnic&...

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Early Childhood Education - Level I

Cumberland College offers a number of different sessions of Early Childhood Education. Usually there is at least one Early Childhood Education Level 1 offered and one part-time Early Childhood Education Certificate program offered in the region.  For more information about our upcoming offerings, please contact:

Early Childhood Education Level 1

This introductory course provides the minimum training required by Saskatchewan Ministry of Education in order to work as a child daycare worker. The curriculum emphasizes on the content and best practices in three core areas: child guidance, play & exploration and health, safety & nutrition. This recently revised course is based on the Ministry's new Play and Exploration Early Learning Program, the curriculum framework used for all childhood programs in the province.

In addition to the workshops, home study will be required.

The Early Childhood Education Level 1 courses

are now credit courses toward the Early Childhood Education Certificate (Level 2).

Completion of Grade 10 is required for entry into the Level 1 program.

Courses available:

Early Childhood Education Level 1

This introductory course provides the minimum training required by Saskatchewan Ministry of Education in order to work as a child daycare worker. The curriculum emphasizes on the content and best practices in three core areas: child guidance, play & exploration, and health, safety & nutrition. This recently revised course is based on the Ministry's new Play and Exploration Early Learning Program, the curriculum framework used for all childhood programs in the province.

 

In addition to the workshops, home study will be required.

 

The three courses - Child Guidance (HUMD 183), Health/Safety/Nutrition (ECE 142), and Role of Play (ECE 106) - are now credits toward the Early Childhood Education Certificate.


Prerequisites:

Grade 10 is required.


Tuition: $762.60

Dates: 22 October 2017 to 27 May 2018 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Melfort
Delivery: Face to Face
Dates: 28 October 2017 to 9 June 2018 - 9am to 4pm
Location: Nipawin
Delivery: Face to Face


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