Early Learning and Care
(formerly Early Childhood Care & Education)
Diploma in Early Learning and Care
Come out, meet your instructors and learn more about the ELC program at an Information Session!
Work with children and families while advancing your education!
The Early Learning and Care Diploma program is designed to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and values to create responsive early learning experiences. Students learn how to support and strengthen childrenâ€™s unique, physical, cognitive, emotional, creative, social, cultural, and linguistic identities. Emphasis is placed on working collaboratively with families, within communities and with other professionals. If you dream of being an early childhood educator, this program will get you started in an exciting career!
As an ELC graduate you will be prepared to provide care and education that focuses on the needs of children and their families, and foster each childâ€™s optimal emotional, intellectual, language, physical and social development. With your ELC diploma, you will also have the specialized knowledge, skills and values necessary to work with infants, toddlers and/or children with diverse abilities.
"The program has given me confidence and strength. I feel Iâ€™m very ready to go into the ECCE field because of the knowledge Iâ€™ve received, but most of all because of the support and the encouragement from my instructors and classmates." Program grad
Last updated: April 25, 2013 2:09 pm