Cultural Competency in Early Learning and Child Care I

Course number: ELCC 0101

Course length: 60 hrs

Course credits: 4 credits

Course description:

This course will provide students with the opportunity to examine their own social location and how it has shaped their beliefs and values for practice in the field of early learning and child care. Grounded in personal awareness, students will have the opportunity to reconsider their own approaches and beliefs regarding early childhood learning, and developing positive relationships with children, families and communities. Students will learn about the complex, dynamic nature of childcare environments in the north and evaluate their own beliefs, values and practices including how to ensure cultural understanding in childcare environments. A focus on Northwest Territories history, First Nations and current cultural contexts for early childhood learning and care environments will be used.

Course delivery:

  • In Person

Programs this course is part of: