Post-Basic Special Needs Educator Certificate

Infant/Toddler Growth and Development Certificate

Infant/Toddler Growth and Development Certificate

Description

This course focuses on infant growth and development in the first three years, the impact of the infant on the family and the development of the infant with special needs. This course fulfils the requirement for the infant toddler and special needs educator program

Objectives

  • To provide the student with background in research and theories related to infant growth and development.
  • To develop the student's skill in observing and recording behaviors of infants and toddlers.
  • To assist the student to understand the impact of the infant and toddler on the family and the community.

Duration: 10 weeks

Local Student Tuition Fee: CAD 550.00

International Student Tuition Fee: CAD 850.00

The tuition fee above does not include textbook.

Working with Families Certificate

Working with Families Certificate

Description

This course focuses on families and the way in which early childhood educators create partnerships with families. This course fulfils the requirement for the infant toddler and special needs educator program

Objectives

  • To assist students to understand various family structures and to appreciate the importance of partnerships.
  • To provide the student with an understanding of family centered practice.
  • To assist students to develop the communication skills necessary to work with families in a child care setting.

Duration: 10 weeks

Local Student Tuition Fee: CAD 550.00

International Student Tuition Fee: CAD 850.00

The tuition fee above does not include textbook.

Centre Administration Certificate

Centre Administration Certificate

Description

This course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of administering an early childhood program. This course fulfills the requirement for the infant toddler and special needs educator program

Objectives

  • To provide the student with an understanding of quality child care.
  • To assist students to develop the administrative skills necessary to operate an early childhood program.
  • To develop the student's skill in designing curriculum and creating an appropriate environment for young children.
  • To assist students to develop skills to supervise staff in a child care centre and work with families and the community.

Duration: 10 weeks

Local Student Tuition Fee: CAD 550.00

International Student Tuition Fee: CAD 850.00

The tuition fee above does not include textbook.

Special Needs Part l Certificate

Special Needs Part l Certificate

Description

This course is designed to assist students gain the skills necessary to work with children who need extra support in a child care setting. The course examines the benefits of inclusion, describes the effects of a disability on childrenís development and discusses strategies for teachers.

Objectives

  • To understand inclusion and its implications for families, children and staff in a child care setting.
  • To become familiar with the major areas of disability that may effect young children.
  • To develop an awareness of factors involved in identifying young children who need extra support.
  • To become familiar with community resources and have knowledge of referral procedures.
  • To develop strategies for expanding and enriching early childhood programs to benefit the experiences of all children.

Duration: 10 weeks

Local Student Tuition Fee: CAD 550.00

International Student Tuition Fee: CAD 850.00

The tuition fee above does not include textbook.

Special Needs Part II Certificate

Special Needs Part II Certificate

Description

This course is designed to assist students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to work with children who need extra support in a child care setting.

Objectives

  • To build on the objectives of Special Needs part I
  • To demonstrate an ability to observe and record children's behaviour and design an individual program plan.
  • To design the environment of a child care setting to facilitate the inclusion of children who need extra support and promote the health and safety of all children.
  • To develop strategies to promote children's social interactions.
  • To facilitate children's development in all areas - communication, motor, cognitive and self-help.
  • To develop effective communication skills in working with families and other professionals.

Duration: 10 weeks

Local Student Tuition Fee: CAD 550.00

International Student Tuition Fee: CAD 850.00

The tuition fee above does not include textbook.