Early Childhood Education
Students learn the skills and knowledge needed to teach, care for,
and promote the development of young children in a variety of
settings, including preschools, daycares, and kindergartens.
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
This program prepares students for careers working with young children, in a variety of educational and care settings such as preschools, kindergartens, and daycares. Students learn about child development, child psychology, and early childhood education theories and methods, as well as practical skills such as lesson planning, curriculum development, and classroom management.
The program covers topics such as child health and safety, family and community partnerships, and cultural diversity and includes practical experiences such as fieldwork, practicums, and student teaching.
|Type of diploma||Attestation of Collegial Studies (ACS)|
|Program category||300 – Human techniques|
|Units to be completed for the diploma||41.33|
|Total duration||5 sessions|
|Total time to complete the diploma||1260 hours|
|Number of internships offered||2|
|Duration of internship||
About the program:
- Limited capacity
- Offered at both campuses
- Possibility of taking day, evening or weekend courses
- This program is offered in English and French.
- Mandatory internship in a company
he objective of the program is to teach students the physical, material and pedagogical management of a child care facility. Graduates will be able to ensure safety and assess the needs of the child. They will be able to maintain a work climate that is conducive to the evolution and development of the child on several levels (psychological, educational, psychomotor, cognitive, language, social, emotional and moral). They will know how to work in partnership with their colleagues, parents and partners in the community.
According to government regulations, educators must be certified in first aid.
Strengths of the program:
Upon graduation, students will be able to manage the physical, material and pedagogical organization of the child care center. They will be able to provide interventions related to the overall development, integration, basic care, safety and well-being of the child. They would also be able to manage human and financial resources.
Students who complete this diploma will be able to work for early childhood centers, daycares, family child care and school-based child care.
To learn more about the application process, please go to the admissions tab for more information.
The Childhood Education Technology program consists of 41.33 total units, spread over five terms. During the course of the program, the student must complete 885 hours of theory and 375 hours of practical courses, for a total of 1,260 hours. In order to graduate, the student must complete all of the courses listed below.
List of required courses:
|Course Code||Course Name||Duration (hours)|
|322-703-RL||The Education Profession||45|
|322-704-RL||Global Development of the Child 0-5 Years||60|
|322-713-RL||Child care safety||45|
|322-773-RL||Meaningful relationships with children||45|
|350-714-RL||Comprehensive development of children ages 5-12||60|
|322-709-RL||Practicum 1 – Introduction||135|
|322-734-RL||Educational Interventions for Children Ages 0-2||60|
|322-813-RL||Special Needs of the Child||45|
|322-744-RL||Educational interventions for children ages 2-5 years||60|
|322-754-RL||Educational Interventions with Children Ages 5-12||60|
|322-70F-RL||Internship 2 – Integration||240|
Accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education (MES), the college is recognized as a college-level technical institution - Permit 693550
Accredited by the Ministry of Education, Collège Canada inc. is recognized as a private educational institution at vocational training level - Permit 660500
Canada College Inc. is founded on the principles of academic excellence, professional support and student success. It accompanies its students in their process of development and integration into Quebec and Canadian society.
1231 Sainte Catherine W, Montreal, QC
1118 Sainte Catherine W, Montreal, QC
1001 Sherbrooke E, Montreal, QC
93 Greber, Gatineau, QC
250 King E, Sherbrooke City, QC