Early Childhood Care and Education Post Baccalaureate Diploma
Education, Health & Human Development, School of Education & Childhood Studies
Post Baccalaureate Diploma
The 30-credit Early Childhood Care & Education Post Baccalaureate Diploma most benefits elementary school teachers who already have a Bachelor's Degree in Education.
Broaden your understanding of the pedagogical approaches that are shaping early childhood care and education.
Through the ECCE Post Baccalaureate Diploma Program you will:
- gain new skills and broaden your knowledge of Early Childhood politics and pedagogy
- learn about the changing global context of child care, education, families, and childhood
- consider advanced perspectives on ECCE practice and teaching.
On completion of this program you may apply to the Teacher Qualification Service for recognition of your new credential.
- Demonstrate pedagogical practices that are connected to contemporary theoretical approaches of learning, thinking and teaching in the field of early childhood care and education
- Work collaboratively with children, families, colleagues and community to provide relevant and responsive caring and educational experiences
- Use ethical pedagogical practices that demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to local and global issues related to early childhood care and education
- Engage in pedagogical practices that demonstrate mastery of the competencies required to be licensed and employed as an Early Childhood Educator in British Columbia
Tuition and Fees Per Year
Program Requirements and Outlines
|EDUC 373||Inquiry Based Learning in ECCE||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 473||Teacher as Researcher||3.00 credits|
|Choose 24.00 credits from the following list:|
|EDUC 354||Inclusive Practice||3.00 credits|
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|EDUC 375||ECCE: Globalization||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 376||Children's Literacy||1.50 credits|
|EDUC 379||Role of the Pedagogista||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 380||Advanced Studies - Pedagogista||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 383||Outdoor Environments||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 384||Numeracy in the Early Years||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 385||Advanced Curriculum Studies||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 386||Engaging with the West Coast||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 388||Pedagogical Narrations||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 470||Perspectives on Families &ECCC||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 471||Leadership in ECCE||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 472||Contemporary Issues in ECCE||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 474||Social Justice in ECCE||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 475||Graduating Seminar||6.00 credits|
|EDUC 476||Studio Research in ECCE||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 477||Young Children and the Arts||3.00 credits|
|EDUC 483||Outdoor Environments II||3.00 credits|
|Courses Credits Required||30.00|
Application & Document Deadline
Course Registration & Waitlisting
Fee Payment Deadline
NOTE: Dates are subject to change.
- Completion of a recognized Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a minimum graduation grade point average of 2.0.
- Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
- Applicants may be required to attend an interview
- Letter of Interest/Intent, maximum 500 words (guidelines for letter of interest/intent = the philosophies that currently shape your teaching practice and your professional curiosities, questions, and inquires that may guide your research and learning.
Have questions about this program? Get in touch with an admissions advisor.