Early Childhood Education
Gain the skills to provide quality child care in the community.
This program prepares you to provide quality child care 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
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.