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Early Childhood Education Diploma (Techniques D'education L'enfance - JEE.13)

Those who aspire to work with young children can gain hands-on experience in early education techniques through CDI College's Early Childhood Education - JEE.13 (Techniques D'education L'enfance - JEE.13) program. Read on for more information.

Official Program Name:

Early Childhood Education - JEE.13 / Techniques D'education L'enfance - JEE.13

School Offering Program:

CDI College

Academic Level:

Attestation of College Studies (ACS)

Program Prerequisites:

Candidates for this program may have a keen interest in educating and proving care to young children. They might be creative, expressive and an excellent communicator. All applicants to an ACS program at CDI College must satisfy at least one of the following criteria: They have interrupted their studies for at least two consecutive semesters (or one school year), they have completed at least one year of post-secondary studies, or they are covered by an agreement between the college and an employer or by a government program. All CDI College applicants must be high school graduates or the equivalent. Some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The Early Childhood Education - JEE.13 program at CDI College is geared towards those who are interested in developing career-ready pedagogical skills and knowledge relating to children aged 0 to 12. Through a blend of lecture courses and hands-on workshops, this program covers subjects in child development and health, age-appropriate education and activity planning, safety, conflict resolution and professional issues. The required practicum portion also provides an opportunity for students to apply what they are learning in a real working environment. This course is available in English and French.

Learning Format:

On campus

Financial Aid:

Financial assistance programs are available. Please contact CDI College for more information.

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Coursework for the Early Childhood Education - JEE.13 Diploma:

Program and course requirements are subject to change and vary by campus. Contact CDI College to confirm the most up-to-date information before enrolling in a program.

Common Course Topics

  • The role and duties of the child educator
  • Educational laws and regulations
  • Child development, anatomy and health
  • Workplace safety
  • Child observation
  • Developing meaningful relationships with children
  • Needs and interests of children
  • Planning activities for children
  • Intervention plans and conflict resolution
  • Using the creative process in the workplace

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Successful graduates of CDI College's Early Childhood Education - JEE.13 program may be prepared to pursue a career in a child-oriented environment at the entry level. They may work with a certified early childhood educator, applying the skills practiced in this program to provide age-appropriate care, guidance and activities for infants to school-aged children. Qualified graduates may seek employment opportunities in:

  • Daycares
  • Preschools
  • Child-oriented service centres

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