Early Childhood Education
Challenge yourself with a special opportunity to teach children during their formative years. Touch their lives with this rewarding career in the education sector.
NOC Code: 4214 - Wage data is rounded to the nearest dollar and based on New Brunswick data. Local or regional income may vary. Last updated in Jan. 2022.
Does childhood development pique your interest? Do you feel fulfilled when you make an impact on someone by imparting valuable knowledge? If so, then the Early Childhood Education program can steer your career into this gratifying field.
The ECE program will teach you the foundations of the discipline — from your role and responsibilities as an educator to the applicable legislative and curricular frameworks needed in early learning settings. You will then learn the different fundamentals of child development, the psychology of early learning, and the proper manner of teaching various subjects to young children such as math, science, music, health, and literature. Enhance your competency with special topics related to observation and assessment of children’s learning, child abuse prevention and intervention, professional wellness and development, building family-centered partnerships, and dealing with exceptional children.
Students of this program will receive:
- Microsoft Office Suite training
- First Aid and Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – Level C certifications
- 8-week internship
- Diploma upon program completion
Course Listings: New Brunswick
Building Partnerships in ECE Setting
Children with Exceptionalities
Early Childhood Education Foundations
Career Planning & Preparation - Level I
Career Planning & Preparation - Level II
Curriculum Development & Design Part I
Curriculum Development & Design Part II
Digital Literacy for Professionals
Psychology of Early Learning
Field Placement - ECE
Fundamentals in Child Development Part I
Fundamentals of Child Development Part II
Health, Safety & Wellbeing for Children
Legislation, Administration & Curriculum Frameworks
Math & Science for Young Children
Music & Movement
Observation and Assessment
Prevention, Intervention and Reporting
Student Success Strategies
- Grade 12 or equivalent
- Clear Conduct Certificate
- Vulnerable Sector Search
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