Early Childhood Educators plan education programs that help to nurture the physical, psychological and social well-being of children and their families.
This program was developed to meet the provincial standards for early childhood education training in Nova Scotia. It blends classroom study with applied learning with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children with a focus on Mi'kmaw culture and language. You're also introduced to the unique Mi'kmaw perspective on a range of concepts from family to harmony.
- Major theories of child care and development within a warm, caring and stimulating environment.
- The knowledge and skills to work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children in a variety of settings.
- Effective communication strategies for working with children, parents, early childhood educators and other professionals.
- How to assess children's abilities and skills so you can develop programs that emphasize the development of the whole child as a unique individual within a Mi'kmaq community.