EDUC 381 Applied Theory: Advanced Practice in Early Years I




The Advanced Practice stream has two applied theory practicum courses. This course is the first course in the sequence. Please note this stream cannot be used to obtain a post basic license to practice from the BC Early Childhood Registry. The practicum placement will be in an approved setting which has an early years mandate. Students will gain advanced practice skills in programs supporting young children and their families. Students will conduct in-depth examination of the program delivery, mandate and legislation associated with the program. Student will incrementally demonstrate advanced practice, knowledge and reflective skills.

Course Notes

It is the responsibility of the student to submit a written plan for an Advanced Studies practicum to the ECCE department and obtain faculty approval of the proposal prior to course registration. Students will be required to complete 3 non-ECCE credits relevant to their practicum which have been approved by the department.

Prior to practicum placement, students must submit the following documentation in accordance with the Child Care Regulations: a resume, three references, criminal record check, medical report and TB test. It is recommended but not required that students have some experience working with children (birth to 5 years of age) as an employee or volunteer.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).

Effective Term
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