Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Centennial College - Progress Campus

UG Certificate / Diploma


24 Months


CAD 16,242/year

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Canada, Ontario

Type: College

Location Type: Urban

Founded: 1966

Total Students: 26,000 +

Int. Students: 9,000 +

Campus Detail

Main Campus Address

941 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON M1G 3T8, Canada

Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Program Overview

The Early Childhood Education program at Centennial College is committed to ensuring you're prepared to be a leader in the profession. With the program consistently receiving KPI distinction awards for Employer Satisfaction, our graduates are respected as professionals.

As a student in the Early Childhood Education program, you'll learn to provide high standards of care to children and their families. This highly regarded program will teach you to take responsibility for observing the needs of individual and groups of children, and create well-planned, stimulating and responsive programs. You'll come to understand the needs of infants, toddlers, pre-school and school-aged children.

Rich classroom experiences, with professors employing a variety of strategies, will offer you a range of opportunities to understand the content, practice and apply what you're learning. Supporting this program are Centennial College’s two state-of-the-art early childhood education centres. Used as lab schools, these centres, located in East York and at Progress Campus, will allow you to observe and/or practice in a high-quality childcare setting.

Program Highlights

  • You'll experience practical experiential learning through three field placements in the community, working directly with infants or toddlers, pre-school and school-aged children.
  • Qualified and experienced supervisors will support you during the field placement to ensure your learning is optimized.
  • During the third or fourth semesters, opportunities will be available to work in full-day kindergarten environments.
  • In semesters 3 and 4, a block placement will be incorporated to maximize your ability to solidify skills.
  • This program is committed to respond to and reflect current trends and directions in the field and profession.
  • Highly skilled faculty will create stimulating learning opportunities in the classroom that will address a range of learning styles.

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