School of Health, Human Care and Wellness

Early Childhood Education - Fast Track

1 year Ontario College Diploma

Expand your knowledge and skill-set working in real-world settings.

Overview

Graduates of any Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts program can complete this hands-on, fast track program in one year.  A 210-hour field placement gives you a practical application for your training with the possibility of securing permanent employment. This program is designed in collaboration with Nipissing University’s Faculty of Education.

Your Future Career

  • Childcare centres or home day care
  • Full-day kindergarten programs
  • Educational settings as educational assistants
  • Resource and learning access programs
  • Specialty early learning schools

What You Learn

  • Child development
  • Infant, toddler, and school-aged curricula
  • Language, literacy, and speech disorders
  • Health, safety and nutrition
  • Children's math and science
  • Special education
  • Introduction to psychology and sociology

Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts

Semester 1

ECE 111 Child Development I
ECE 118 Health, Safety and Nutrition
ECE 145 Guidance of the Young Child
ECE 204 Children's Science and Math
ECE 227 Parent Teacher Child
ECE 235 School Age Curriculum
ECE 245 Anti-bias Curriculum
ECE 125 Observation I

Semester 2

ECE 110 Language and Literacy
ECE 115 Programming
ECE 156 Developmentally Appropriate Practices I: Infant Toddler (Curriculum)
ECE 135 Child Development II
ECE 228 Specialty Curriculum
ECE 218 Administration
ECE 236 Kindergarten Curriculum
ECE 265 Field Placement IV
ECE 212 Special Education

1 year Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2934.48 $1079 - - $4013.48

1 year Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $11709.86 $1667 - - $13376.86
Ontario College Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Advertising and Marketing Communications – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca