Sheridan College is a leading diploma and degree-granting institution in Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1967, Sheridan is home to more than 23,000 full-time students and 16,950 continuing education students from more than 110 countries over its three Ontario city campuses – Oakville, Brampton, and Mississauga. Often dubbed as the ‘Harvard of Animation’ or ‘Disney North’, Sheridan’s graduates include Academy and Emmy Award winners in the fields of animation and creative arts.
Our highly educated academics will impart their knowledge to you; they have excellent academic credentials and a wealth of practical experience working with young children, their families, and the community. Our specially created curriculum room will assist and promote your learning by giving you practical experiences in a mock early learning classroom.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the program will have consistently proven their capacity for:
In conjunction with children, families, and communities that value and respect social, cultural, and linguistic variety, including Indigenous* peoples' worldviews and Francophone identity, create learning settings to enable, construct, and preserve caring, responsive relationships*.
To enhance children's learning, holistic development, and well-being, co-create, guide, and reflect on inquiry- and play-based early years and child care programs and pedagogical approaches that take into account children's skills, interests, ideas, and experiences.
To value and support equitable, accessible, and meaningful learning opportunities for all children*, their families*, and communities in a variety of early years and child care* settings, co-design and maintain inclusive* early learning environments*.
Create, manage, evaluate, and promote safe and healthy early learning environments* to support independence, reasonable risk-taking, healthy development, and overall well-being. Work with children*, families*, coworkers*, agencies, and community partners.
Use observational techniques to pinpoint children's* strengths and weaknesses and to determine when children's* and families'* need for further assistance or access to community resources.
To adhere to the legal and moral requirements of the early years sector, use professional communication while speaking with kids*, families*, coworkers, employers, the regulating body*, governmental agencies, and children's assistance organizations.
Act in accordance with the relevant laws, rules, agency policies and procedures, the College of Early Childhood Educators Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, and the principles of evidence-informed practice*, while also considering how they may affect your own role in early years and child care* settings.
Determine whether a child is experiencing actual or perceived risk of neglect or abuse, and then identify, report, and document the problem in line with the law, the College of Early Childhood Educators Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, policies, and procedures.
To promote high-quality early years and child care* programs and services, form partnerships with families*, communities, coworkers, inter-disciplinary professionals, authorities, and child service organizations.
Participate in reflective practice* and ongoing professional learning* in accordance with the standards of the College of Early Childhood Educators, the concepts of lifelong learning, and practices in the early years sector that are informed by evidence*.
Tuition: $17977 per year
Total: $17977 per year
Academics: 2.8 GPA