This course is the first of a three session specialist Additional Qualification. Kindergarten Part 1 is for educators interested in updating their skills or enhancing their professional knowledge about effective practice with children aged 3.5 – 6 years. This course asks educators to explore theoretical foundations, the development of young children, program planning and implementation, assessment, the learning environment and ethical considerations related to teaching and learning in the early years. Candidates will gain new knowledge and will refine their teaching practice in order to promote learning opportunities that are play-based, differentiated, empowering, and integral to the development of young children. An emphasis will be placed on the importance of collaborative partnerships with families and other early years professionals.
- OCT member in good standing with a permanent or temporary teaching certificate
- Basic Qualifications in the Primary Division.
Summer 2023 July 4 to August 4, 2023
Opens April 24, 2023
Closes June 20, 2023