Early Childhood Education Fast Track (ECE) (International)

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Program description - September 2021

The Early Childhood Education Fast Track (International) program is designed for international students whose first language is not English. Students with international credentials in education or related fields will build on their existing knowledge and experience in order to develop skills and knowledge necessary to work as early childhood educators. Graduates of the Early Childhood Education Fast Track program will be eligible for registration with the provincial College of Early Childhood Educators (RECEs) which will provide employment opportunities in child development centres, kindergarten classrooms, licensed early years programs, and community agencies. This program is enhanced with specific language courses that focus on professional and practice skills for the Canadian workplace. Through interactive classroom learning and integrative field placement experiences, students will develop skills that will enable them to work in collaboration with families, colleagues and communities for the purpose of designing, implementing and evaluating inclusive play-based early learning programs. Building on a thorough understanding of child development and principles of responsive practice, students will work in partnership with college-operated child development centres, kindergarten classrooms, licensed early learning and care programs and community agencies in order to integrate classroom theory and practice in meaningful and engaging ways.

Program details

Code: 00032
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 1 year
Start: September 2021
Campus: Waterloo
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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CONESTOGA COLLEGE
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MARCH 13, 2021 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Tuition & fees

​Tuition and fee details for the 2020-2021 year are listed below.  Fees for the next academic year are unavailable at this time. Books and supplies are additional.

Tuition and fees are currently unavailable; please check back at a later time. For terms starting after May 2021, details will not be available until spring 2021.

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International

Tuition
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$12500.00
Ancillary Fees
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$2488.00
Total Fees
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$14988.00

Canadian fee details

Description Fall 2020 Winter 2021
Session Total - -
Year Total   -

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International fee details

Description Fall 2020 Winter 2021
International Program Tuition $6250.00 $6250.00
Administration Fee $18.40 $18.40
Capital Development Fee - Waterloo $48.00 $48.00
CSI Health Plan Fee $295.00 -
CSI Association Fee $84.50 $84.50
CSI International Health Fee $500.00 -
Graduation/Alumni Services Fee $20.95 $20.95
ISR $375.00 $375.00
ONE Card Fee $12.75 $12.75
Student Services $50.65 $50.65
Technology Enhancement Fee $142.75 $142.75
Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) Documentation Fee $110.00 -
CSI Event Fee and Campus Life (optional) $15.00 $15.00
CSI Legal Protection (optional) $30.00 -
CSI Student Clubs and Societies (optional) $3.50 $3.50
Sustainability Fee (optional) $5.00 $5.00
Session Total $7961.50 $7026.50
Year Total   $14988.00

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Financial assistance is not available for this program.

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Delivery sequence - September 2021 - Waterloo

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