Dual Credit

Early Childhood Education Dual Credit

Semester Two high school credits and two college courses

Students will be introduced to the physical, intellectual and socioemotional development of children from conception to Early Childhood.

Overview

Child Development – TOF4T (College Course: ECE111)

It is most important that all Early Childhood Educators understand the development of young children in order to facilitate their learning. This course will cover the theorists and stages of Physical, Social and Cognitive growth.

Health, Safety and Nutrition – PPU4T (College Course: ECE118)

This course will explore relevant factors that impact the overall health and well-being of both children and early childhood educators. Occupational health and safety aspects will be reviewed and discussed to promote health within the field. Students will be exposed to relative legislation covered in the Day Nurseries Act as well as particular policies and procedures and Standards of Practice utilized within early learning environments. Students will become familiar with maintaining a healthy and safe learning environment to promote the well-being in all aspects of health.

Length:

Afternoons from September to December

Note:

  • Tuition, materials, equipment and transportation fees will be covered through the Dual Credit program.
  • All students are expected to attend an orientation session prior to taking part in any Dual Credit program.
  • Students will be contacted by the SCWI Program Assistant, at least one week prior to the start of the program, to be provided with a date, time and location for each orientation session.
  • Students involved in this program will be excused from their regular classes or co-op to attend the College.

Students who may need learning opportunities outside of high school and who would benefit from a college or apprenticeship experience to complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma.

TOF4T/ECE111 Child Development I
PPU4T/ECE118 Health, Safety and Nutrition

Dual credit programs can help students transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing their learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for their future careers.

Dual credit programs can help you transition from high school to college and apprenticeship programs. They can help students complete their Ontario Secondary School Diploma while customizing learning with exposure to the college environment.

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Earn high school credits while studying at a local college or taking apprenticeship training
  • Gain experience in the transition to postsecondary education or apprenticeship
  • Get a head start on learning and training for future careers.