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Early Childhood Education and Development Diploma

Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College

www.bowvalleycollege.ca
The Early Childhood Education and Development program prepares learners to make a positive difference in the lives of children, families, and communities by providing quality early learning and child care in a wide variety of settings. Learners will gain knowledge of observation and documentation, child growth and development, the practice of relationships with children, families, educators and communities, and emergent planning for responsive indoor and outdoor environments that will equip learners to support the holistic development of children through relationship-based care, play, and learning experiences.
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Registrar's Office
345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements

*Currently subject to change

Credit in either English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent

OR:

Successful completion of the General Educational Development test (GED) test, that consists of five tests, with a minimum score in the following sections:

      • Writing Skills: 520 minimum standard score
      • Interpreting Literature and Art: 520 minimum standard score

OR:

Satisfactory results on the Bow Valley College Admissions Test

Pre-Practicum Requirement

A current Police Information Check (PIC) with a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) must be submitted prior to practicum placements. The existence of a criminal record may postpone or prevent clinical, practicum, or field work placements and, subsequently, successful completion of the program.

 


Distance Delivery Options

Blended; Any-time Online; Real-time Online; Off-Campus; Hyflex


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $4,190.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,100.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $682.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 25, 2021. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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