ECED-131 - Principles of Program Development

Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Minimum 65% in either English Studies 12, English First Peoples 12, ENGL 090, or equivalent and completion of ECED 129. Delivery Method: On-campus, Online Cost: $227.04 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/ECED131.pdf

Students gain a deeper understanding of BC’s provincial child care licensing requirements. Students learn how to design inclusive indoor and outdoor play environments for young children, create philosophies and operational policies and procedures, create long and short term developmental goals, interpret rating scales and understand culturally diverse philosophies and practices. The Early Learning Framework is embedded in the course to help students understand how it informs their practice.