Early Childhood Care and Education Post Baccalaureate Diploma

Faculty of Education, Health & Human Development, School of Education & Childhood Studies

Credential
Post Baccalaureate Diploma

Program Highlights

The 30-credit Early Childhood Care & Education Post Baccalaureate Diploma most benefits elementary school teachers who already have a Bachelor's Degree in Education.

Broaden your understanding of the pedagogical approaches that are shaping early childhood care and education.

Through the ECCE Post Baccalaureate Diploma Program you will:

  • gain new skills and broaden your knowledge of Early Childhood politics and pedagogy
  • learn about the changing global context of child care, education, families, and childhood
  • consider advanced perspectives on ECCE practice and teaching.

On completion of this program you may apply to the Teacher Qualification Service for recognition of your new credential.

  • Demonstrate pedagogical practices that are connected to contemporary theoretical approaches of learning, thinking and teaching in the field of early childhood care and education.
  • Work collaboratively with children, families, colleagues and community to provide relevant and responsive caring and educational experiences.
  • Use ethical pedagogical practices that demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to local and global issues related to early childhood care and education.
  • Engage in pedagogical practices that demonstrate mastery of the competencies required to be licensed and employed as an Early Childhood Educator in British Columbia.

Intakes

CampusTermsFull/Part Time
North VancouverFallBoth

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$5,790 $1,134 $6,924
Total$5,790 $1,134 $6,924

Note: Fees are subject to change.

Program Requirements

Courses

Total credits: 30.00

Required
EDUC 373Inquiry-Based Learning in ECCE3.00 credits
EDUC 473Teacher as Researcher3.00 credits

Total program credits: 30.00

Important Dates

Application Dates

Sep 5, 2017 - Aug 7, 2018

Course Registration & Waitlisting

Jul 9-20, 2018

Fee Payment Deadline

Aug 27, 2018  4 p.m.

Application Dates

Sep 4, 2018 - Aug 6, 2019

Note: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

Completion of a recognized Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a minimum graduation grade point average of 2.0.

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

Applicants may be required to attend an interview

Letter of Interest/Intent, maximum 500 words (guidelines for letter of interest/intent = the philosophies that currently shape your teaching practice and your professional curiosities, questions, and inquires that may guide your research and learning.


For the official publication of programs, course descriptions and admission requirements please view the Capilano University 2018-2019 Calendar (pdf).

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Contact

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Student Information Services


604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
CapUinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Education & Childhood Studies


604 984 4960
604 984 4993 (fax)
ecce@capilanou.ca

Early Childhood Care and Education


604 984 4960
604 984 4993 (fax)
Cedar Building, room CE342
ecce@capilanou.ca

School of Education & Childhood Studies

Early Childhood Care and Education
604 984 4960
604 984 4993 (fax)
Cedar Building, room CE342
ecce@capilanou.ca