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ECCE - Continuing Study Workshops


ECCE Continuing Study offers professional development workshops to individuals currently working in the field of early childhood education. Facilitated on Saturdays, these sessions are an opportunity for working professionals to acquire new skills and get creative, inspiring ideas from experienced facilitators.




Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
September, January, April One day N/A Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

These courses do not have additional admission requirements and are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.

Course Schedule

Fees and Other costs

Info Sessions

Info Sessions

Early Childhood Care and Education Certificate (ECCE) prepares graduates to work in licensed preschools and childcare centres. This Continuing Studies program offers students the knowledge and skills to provide high-quality service for children ages three to five years old.


Join us at VCC’s Downtown campus, 200 block Dunsmuir at Hamilton, two blocks west of the Stadium SkyTrain station.





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Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

Questions?

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Contact us:

Program Coordinator: Katarina Jovanovic, VCC ecce, 604.871.7000, ext. 8660
Program Assistant: Melanie Yeung, VCC ecce, 604.871.7000, ext. 8635

Program Highlights

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


No courses are currently scheduled for this Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 (201892) term.
Please check upcoming schedules or course listing.

Upcoming Schedules in Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 (201893)

(ECCE 1510) Inclusive Trauma - Informed Process 0 credits    $83.46



Many children experience trauma in their lives. This workshop will explore common triggers of trauma, the ways it affects the brain development and the creative strategies educators can use in the classroom to support young children who have experienced trauma.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30517 DTN Rm. 821
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1400
13-Oct-2018
Chaye, Orah


(ECCE 1511) Superhero Play 0 credits    $73.43



This workshop will provide information and strategies for early childhood educators and caregivers on ways to support and guide young children with rough and tumble, superhero and weapon play.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30516 DTN Rm. 828
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1300
13-Oct-2018
McCarthy, Sarah


(ECCE 1512) Mistaken Goals of Young Children's Behavior 0 credits    $73.43



Parents and educators are often uncertain about the real reasons for challenging behaviours in young children. Workshop participants will explore four goals of mistaken behaviour as described by Austrian psychologist, Rudolf Dreikurs and discuss effective ways to respond to challenging behaviours.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30518 DTN Rm. 821
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1300
22-Sep-2018
McCarthy, Sarah


(ECCE 1513) The Need for Unstructured Play 0 credits    $83.46



Children's time today is more structured than it has ever been at any other point in modern history. This workshop will identify some ways unstructured plays affects child development and explore some types of experiences that facilitate children's independent learning through play.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  30519 DTN Rm. 828
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1400
20-Oct-2018
Chaye, Orah


Designing Environment for Learning (ECCE 1501)
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0.0 credits N/A
Effective Partnership with Families (ECCE 1507)
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0.0 credits N/A
Exploration with Clay (ECCE 1505)
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0.0 credits N/A
Inclusive Trauma - Informed Process (ECCE 1510)
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0 credits $83.46
Introduction to Ethics (ECCE 1506)
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0.0 credits N/A
Mistaken Goals of Young Children's Behavior (ECCE 1512)
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0 credits $73.43
Over-Activity: Body and Mind (ECCE 1503)
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0.0 credits N/A
Positive Guidance Strategies (ECCE 1508)
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0.0 credits N/A
Raising Bilingual Children (ECCE 1502)
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0.0 credits N/A
Separation Anxiety in Young Children (ECCE 1509)
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0.0 credits N/A
Superhero Play (ECCE 1511)
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0 credits $73.43
The Need for Unstructured Play (ECCE 1513)
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0 credits $83.46
There's a Poem for That (ECCE 1504)
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0.0 credits N/A


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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