Native Early Childhood Education, Graduate Diploma | St. Clair College | Windsor, Canada
24 months
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This Native Early Childhood Education program from St. Clair College emphasizes traditional healing methods and provides students with the unique opportunity to develop self-awareness and the mental and spiritual healing so often needed by care givers.

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An appreciation for natiGraduates from St. Clair College will be rewarded by their direct work with young children and their families as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. The opportunity for career advancement, financial and job security are also attractive characteristics in the field of early childhood education.

Program Highlights

  • University graduates of Arts and Social Sciences will be granted credit towards this program - Please refer to ECE Accelerated
  • Graduates may be granted credit toward a Bachelor of Arts degree at Nipissing University or the University of Windsor
  • Graduates are eligible to apply for certification by the Association for Early Childhood Education Ontario

Career Opportunities

Working as early childhood educators and child care workers, graduates are uniquely prepared to address the culturally-based and culturally specific needs of First Nations communities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Observation and Documentation
  • Child Growth & Development
  • Methods : Role of the Teacher
  • Native Culture - Artistic Expression
  • Foundations of Early Learning and Care
  • Foundations Academic Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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60 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.

General diploma programs admission requirement for international students are as follows:

  • Canada & USA: High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
  • British education system: General Certificate of Education showing passes in six (6) academic subjects (including English) at the Ordinary level.
  • Caribbean countries (English): High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent.
  • West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, etc.): WAEC (or NECO) transcript with online verifying scratch card number and PIN required.

Living costs for Windsor

1027 - 1640 CAD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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