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Conestoga College, Ontario-Canada

Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development (Honours)

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Program Details

4 Year - Bachelor's Degree

Course Duration:

4 Years

Application Fee:

100 CAD

Tuition Fee:

18366.04 CAD/Year



Program Description

The Bachelor of Early Learning Program Development is a four-year, paid co-op degree program, delivered at the honours level, that will provide students with an applied understanding of developing early learning programs at the classroom and community levels.The program will prepare graduates for a number of progressive careers that support children,youth and families in the areas of pedagogy, curriculum development, implementation and coordination, program development and co-ordination, and social policy work. With a focus on preparing reflective professionals, the program will offer students opportunities to develop strong critical thinking and professional communication skills that will enable them to work successfully in an inter-professional team. Program design, implementation and evaluation will be considered within a framework of research-informed practice, population focus, and social inclusion. Throughout the program, students will experience authentic, situational learning opportunities that highlight the links between theory and practice in engaging and meaningfulways. They will be challenged to consider multiple theoretical perspectives as a lens to understanding social policy and determining promising professional practices that shape social and educational programs. Conestoga also offers a diploma program related to the early childhood education (ECE) field.

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older A minimum of six grade 12 U or M level courses with a minimum cumulative average of 65%, one of which must be Grade 12 compulsory English (ENG4U) with a minimum average of 70% (Higher averages are often required for admission due to competition for available spaces in the program.)


Tuition Fees mentioned above is an approximate value from the college website. Exact tuition will be mentioned in your Letter of Acceptance from the institute. For accurate Admission requirements visit college/university program page.