Early Childhood Education Study Programs in Canada
A recently concluded study conducted by the OECD reveals that early childhood education in Canada is expanding.
Another report by the Conference Board of Canada concluded that every $1 spent on a child’s early education under five years of age yields $6 in benefits.
What this means is that provinces and territories throughout Canada are working towards better access to early childhood education in Canada. This would translate to more demand for professional Early Childhood Educators in Canada.
|Top Canadian Provinces That Need Early Childhood Educators & Assistants|
|Manitoba||Manitoba Skilled Worker Overseas Stream|
|Nova Scotia||Labour Market Priorities Stream|
|Prince Edward Island||Express Entry & Labour Impact Categories|
By enrolling themselves in Early Childhood Education programs, international students can open opportunities in areas like:
- Managers in social, community, and correctional services (NOC 0423);
- Elementary and secondary school teacher assistants (NOC 4413);
- Elementary school and kindergarten teachers (NOC 4032);
- Early childhood educator/education assistant;
- Home child-care provider;
- Child-care consulting;
- Camp counsellors;
- Transition homes for abused women and children.
Read on for a complete overview of Early Childhood Education programs and job prospects in Canada.
Early Childhood Education Study Program Overview
Early Childhood Education is about focusing on educating children from infancy to 8 years in the best scientific way.
Early Childhood Education (ECE) turned into a noticeable culture in the field of education in the nineteenth century and later on, became a schooling practice of the western world for the reason of it catalyzing the improvement of the character of the kid.
As an understudy of early childhood education program, you will learn:
- To figure out how to deal with kids and children and educate them with every formal and informal point which build up their character and make them better individuals.
- Scientific ways to inculcate ethical and moral values into the children.
- Students will study the physical, social, and emotional aspects of kids and developing a healthy child environment
Students thinking of becoming early childhood educators ought to have the knowledge in changes being accumulated and subjects taught in the classrooms of children in their childhood. There are practicum classes where students get into the field of work. They obtain hands-on experience with internships and practice.
Undergraduate or Diploma or Postgraduate Early Childhood Education Study Courses in Canada
Canada is regarded among the top three study destinations by international students due to its Education System. The other two destinations include the USA & Australia. However, few distinct advantages of studying in Canada include:
- Less stringent immigration requirements,
- Friendly neighbourhood,
- Easy opportunity to work during or after completion of the course,
- No separate work visa is required for part-time jobs during the course of study,
- Special health care benefits for students.
|The foreign student population in Canada has tripled over the past decade with over six lakh international students arriving to pursue various study courses.
On average, Canada welcomes students from nearly 156 countries worldwide.
List of UG/PG/Diploma Early Childhood Education Courses in Canada
- Diploma in Early Childhood education
- Early Childhood Education (Fast-track)
- Early Childhood Education – Special Needs
- Bachelor of Early Learning and Community Development
- Honours Bachelor of Early Childhood Leadership
- Master of Early Childhood education
Top Canadian Institutions for Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Diploma Program Training Institutes in Nova Scotia
|Halifax/Metro||Nova Scotia College of Early Childhood Education|
|Truro/Central||Jane Norman College|
|Cape Brenton/Sydney||Island Career Academy|
|Cape Brenton/Sydney||NSCC- Marconi Campus|
|Annapolis Valley||NSCC- Kentville Campus|
|South Shore/Yarmouth||NSCC- Burridge Campus|
|Northern||NSCC – Cumberland|
Degree Program Opportunities
|Halifax/Metro||Mount Saint Vincent University, Child and Youth Study|
Other institutions in Canada offering early childhood education programs are,
- Sault College
- Seneca College
- St Clair College
- Niagara College
- Canadore College
- Durham College
- Loyalist College
- Northern College
- Fanshawe College
- Niagara College
- Mohawk College
- Algonquin College
- Centennial College
- George Brown College
- Saskatchewan Polytechnic
- Manitoba Institute of Technology
Indian students willing to migrate to Canada to enrol themselves in Early Childhood Education study programs can consider this exclusive arrangement called the SPP programme.
Student Partnership Program (SPP) was launched in April 2009 as a joint administrative initiative between the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) body. Its main objective is to streamline the admission and visa process for Canadian Community Colleges so as to see a rise in the number of visas issued to Indian students aspiring to study at such colleges. Around 47 Canadian Colleges are listed under this programme.
Contact our overseas education counsellors to know the admission criteria in each of these institutions. Check your eligibility and consult us to apply for the best university considering your academic profile.
Canadian Labour Market Information For Early Childhood Educator
Early childhood educators and assistants (NOC 4214) usually earn between $14.00/hour and $27.00/hour in Canada.
|Canadian Province||Hourly Wage ($/hour)|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||15.50|
|Prince Edward Island||16.05|
Qualify for Permanent Residency in Canada
Time and again Canada has successfully retained a good number of foreign talents to support its economy as well as improve their life chances. Canada Experience Class program under Express Entry is ideal for international students with at least one year of work experience inside Canada to apply for permanent residency. Apart from this, there are other Provincial Nominee Programs to nominate recent international graduates to apply for provincial nominations.
Further, there are immigration programs like Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot; and
Atlantic Immigration Pilot to attract immigrant professionals in various fields including Early Childhood Education to prefer Atlantic & rural areas of Canada.
|An official report observed that over 30% of international students who got Canadian bachelor’s degrees and almost 50% of international students who graduated with master’s degrees became permanent residents (PR) within 10 years since they got their study permit.|