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Early Childhood Education

An ECE Program Made to Make Preschool Teachers

We offer both early childhood education certificates and diplomas within our Early Childhood Education (ECE) programs. Each ECE course is designed to give its student the opportunity to learn the important skills in order to become a successful preschool teacher.

By attending our early childhood education college, each student will develop skills that will put their ECE certificate or ECE diploma to work leading the daily activities for children. Our ECE training will teach you how to select age-appropriate materials for young children and develop the right activities to stimulate learning during these important years. Not to mention that every ECE program meets the educational requirements as set by the Ministry for Children and Family Development’s approved curriculum.

Through each of our ECE programs you will develop that innate nurturing and understanding that makes you the best preschool teacher. Along with positive guidance and caring, you’ll build up social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and early literacy development in each child. You’ll tell stories and organize finger plays, there will be music and movement, games, creative arts and crafts, science and nature opportunities, and many other activities to support children’s development and learning through play.

Our ECE schools provide some of the top ECE programs in BC and by time your program comes to an end you’ll leave equipped with the right tools to make you into the preschool teacher you want to be. So call or fill out our form to learn more about our early childhood education programs.

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I recommend Sprott Shaw

"I would like to thank everyone at Sprott Shaw for making my time an amazing experience. When I first signed up for the Early Childhood Educator, of course I thought that going to college wasn’t going to be easy. Sprott Shaw made it all possible to get through everything without a worry. I made great friends along the way, and would like to thank everyone here for the support! I would recommend Sprott Shaw in a heartbeat to anyone that needs the push and the drive to go back to and get their post-secondary education."

Alysha Lohr
Early Childhood Education
Victoria Campus

Thank you for giving me the capability to enrich my life

"I decided to return to school and pursue training in Early Childhood Education because I feel that any insight and knowledge of this age group will help me be a better equipped parent. I strongly feel the importance of guiding and caring for children at this stage is incredibly important and lays the foundation for their futures in having positive school, home and social lives. I was able to find a job in the field with the experience of just 4 months of schooling which is invaluable training for me in my professional goals."

Paulina D.
Early Childhood Education
Victoria Campus

Rachel’s Story

"I entered Sprott Shaw College […] to take the ECE course. While attending college, I learned how I should treat children properly, and to benefit their education. I [learned about] circle time, guiding & caring, safety and how to develop a variety of programs for children, as well as how to maintain a … safe and clean environment. [I also learned how to] maintain finances. The college assignments were useful for my practicum, and in the future, when I opened a daycare. I got job offers in four different places that I did my practicums/observations at."

Early Childhood Education