Gain first-hand experience in the real world of early learning and child care employment by completing your first-year ECS placement in a setting for children up to age five.
You will better understand the practical aspects of play-based curriculum, promoting child development and ensuring a diverse and inclusive practice. Play a hands-on role in observing, planning and implementing activities for children while building responsive and nurturing relationships with children and their families.
Your first-year field education placement will take place two full days a week for 11 weeks during the winter term.
To learn more about the first-year placement course, including target learning outcomes, assignments, evaluations and regulations, check out the course outline. Note: the prerequisite for this course is CLD 102 and the corequisites are CLD 103 and CLD 212.