Early Childhood Education
Red River College, Canada
About This Program
If you are capable of working with children for eight or more hours each day, you should be in good general health and have some prior experience with young children, you may want to consider in further studies in Canada.
An emergent curriculum approach building on the interests of children, and working closely with families and communities is emphasized in this Early Childhood Education Diploma program. Additionally, the program is based on the study of child development within a developmental health perspective. You will learn about current, exciting research in a number of interesting areas.
This program provides you with practical experience working with young children at a variety of children’s centres.
Other opportunities include:
Successful completion of the ECE Diploma Program requires a high level of motivation, organization, self discipline, and strong reading and study skills. As this is a demanding program, a strong ability in reading and writing English at the 40S level is recommended.
This Child and Youth Care Diploma program is being offered at four campuses of Red River College:
Students will be responsible for their own transportation in order to complete the practicum requirements. Red River College cannot guarantee locations that are readily accessible by public transportation. Students are responsible for all costs connected with such transportation.
Opportunities for employment have expanded as society's need for childcare increases. Currently, there is a significant shortage of trained ECEs in Manitoba. Graduates have found positions in
With experience and continuing education, some graduates may progress to positions of directors of children's centres.
This program prepares you to provide quality childcare in the community. You will study practice based on:
Upon successful completion of the program you will be able to competently plan learning experiences that stimulate the intellectual, physical, emotional, and social development of young children.
|Course Code||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|Year 1, Term 1|
|ECED-1010||Child Development 1||6|
|ECED-1011||Play, Environments and Curriculum 1||6|
|ECED-1015||Diversity and Inclusion||6|
|ECED-1023||Academic Communication & Documentation||3|
|Year 1, Term 2|
|ECED-1004||Explore the Early Childhood Profession||1|
|ECED-1007||Health and Well Being||6|
|ECED-2002||Child Development 2||6|
|ECED-2003||Play, Environments and Curriculum 2||9|
|Year 2, Term 3|
|COMM-1150||Interpersonal Communication 1||3|
|ECED-2004||Partnerships With Family, Community and Professionals||6|
|ECED-2007||Play, Environments, and Curriculum 3||9|
|ECED-2009||Professional Behavior in Early Childhood Education||6|
|Year 2, Term 4|
|COMM-2091||Interpersonal Communication 2||3|
|ECED-3008||Issues in Child Development||6|
|ECED-3009||Mentorship, Advocacy and Community Building||6|
|ECED-3010||Play, Environments and Curriculum 4||6|
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which document and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses or programs. So if you think your grades are good enough, apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for some of the courses of this program to decrease the number of subjects you have to take. Talk to your assigned IVC Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer for advice.
College : Community Services
Duration : 2 Years
Qualifications Level : Diploma
|Tuition Fee||11,000 / year|
|Student Association||105 / year|
|Endowment||52 / year|
|Health Insurance Coverage||456 / year|
|Tech Fees||166 / year|
|Materials and Lab Fees||406 / year|
|Student Services||176 / year|
|Rec. Fee||20 / year|
|Application Fee (Non-refundable)||100|
|Tuition Fee Deposit (Non-refundable)||400|
|Confirmation of Enrolment Fee||10.50|
Please note that all fees listed above are in Canadian Dollars. However, other fees may not have been included (e.g. airport pick-up). The above expenses represent only an estimate of what is to be invested in your education and may be changed at any time without notice by Red River College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
Intake Dates :
The intake for the Early Childhood Education (Diploma) program is September. Make sure you check with us first though since the Start Date and Term Breaks may vary. Beginning an application 6 months in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the visa application.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations. You must comply with the following requirements:
Upon acceptance into the program but prior to registration into your clinical/practicum placement(s) and progression to term 2, you will be required to submit the following:
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