Education & Early Learning

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Make a difference for children, families and your community. Learn how to guide healthy childhood development, plan educational activities, effectively communicate with children and more

Micro-credentials

Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Assessment for Educators

Assessment is an essential component of an effective learning experience. In this micro-credential, you will review the language of assessment, and learn how to use learning outcomes as a framework for assessment. You’ll examine options for assessment that support your goals in education and training.  
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Basic Bookkeeping, Revenue and Payroll

Bookkeeping is an essential skill for managing your early learning and childcare business. The Basic Bookkeeping: Revenue & Payroll self-paced Micro-credential teaches you to set up basic bookkeeping systems, how to demonstrate knowledge of accounts receivable and accounts payable, payroll administration, and common audit practices.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Behaviour and Cognitive Development

Knowledge of behaviour and cognitive development is important for educators seeking to change behaviour in the classroom. In this micro-credential , you'll explore the characteristics within the stages of cognitive development. Examples of application illustrate behavioural change in challenging situations.    
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Classroom Planning, Evaluation and Records

Record keeping is a vital part of designing and delivering lessons in an educational setting. Strategies such as anecdotal record keeping, observation checklists, and rating scales will help your team evaluate and record student success. Learn methods for planning, evaluation and record keeping .
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Early Learning and Childcare Hiring Processes

Recruitment and retention are key elements that facilitate stability in the early learning and childcare industry. In this self-paced Micro-credential, you will learn how to prepare a job description, advertise positions, screen the applicants, manage the interview process, and secure an employee on-boarding process.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Guidance of Young Children

The self-paced Guiding Young Children Micro-credential focuses on how early childhood educators can use mindfulness to help children regulate their emotions. This Micro-credential will teach you how to take care of yourself in ways that help facilitate patience and calm when dealing with difficult children.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Introduction to Administration of a Family Childcare Home Business

A family childcare home is not only a home, but a business as well. In the self-paced Home Childcare Business Administration Micro-credential, you will determine administrative practices related to Saskatchewan childcare regulations, create program policies and procedures, and apply required record-keeping skills.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Loose Parts and Creative Play

Loose parts inspire creative play. In this Micro-credential, you will explore and be an active participant in the dynamics of play and how loose parts can be used to support the holistic development of a child.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Nutrition for Family Childcare Home Providers

Cooking and nutrition are an essential part of being a childcare provider from your home. Through discussion and practical exercises, you will learn about the nutritional requirements for children six months of age and older. In addition to learning about nutrition and child development, the Nutrition for Family Childcare Home Providers Micro-credential will teach you how to demonstrate safe food-handling practices, identify Child Care Regulations in the Canada Food Guide, and examine practical examples in menu creations.
 
This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Permanent Residency Processes

The new Permanent Residency 101 Micro-credential teaches you the process and necessary steps for obtaining permanent residency status. You will examine the documentation required and identify relevant agencies to help support the process.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Personal Health and Wellness for the Early Learning & Childcare Employee

Wellness starts with you. In this Micro-credential, you will examine the components of wellness that are necessary to find balance in your life. The focus of the Personal Wellness & Balance Micro-credential is on strategies that promote wellness with an emphasis on support for mental health.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Professionalism in Early Learning

Creating solid relationships is fundamental when working with children, families, colleagues, and other early learning professionals. In this new self-paced Early Learning Workplace Professionalism Micro-credential, you will identify positive and professional work habits, discuss teamwork, and gain an understanding of the role professional organizations have in supporting early childhood educators.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Programming for Infant Development

The day-to-day changes in an infant’s development are fascinating. The self-paced Infant Needs & Development Micro-credential will focus your learning on creating an environment that is responsive to the unique needs of each child to support their physical, social, and emotional, cognitive, and language development.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Programming for School-age Children

The Programming for School Age Children Micro-credential will explore school-age children’s unique and individual qualities. This knowledge will support your learning in creating indoor and outdoor spaces that reflect the child’s needs in their living and learning environment.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Programming for Toddlers

Toddlers can be a very busy age group. The Programming for Toddlers self-paced Micro-credential will focus your learning on creating an environment that is responsive to the holistic development of toddlers. You will gain and understanding of the role of the early childhood educator in supporting toddler’s indoor and outdoor play and exploration.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Recovering from the Pandemic in Early Childhood Education: Practicing Mindfulness

Many early childhood educators are experiencing compassion fatigue from the effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic in both their personal and professional lives. Mindfulness practice as an early childhood educator can help balance out the demands of the workplace. In this course, you will learn to utilize the techniques of mindfulness to support ongoing mental and physical wellness.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Schema Theory and Practice in Early Childhood Education

Schema Theory in Early Childhood Education self-paced Micro-credential helps you learn to recognize schema patterns, concepts, and repeated actions in children’s play. In addition, you will also explore how these actions support all domains of development in both an indoor and outdoor environment.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Strengths-based Approaches in the Classroom

Classrooms have an increasingly diverse student population. Strengthen your skills by exploring different approaches to instruction. Elevate your teaching by examining methodologies that support diverse learners and multiple intelligences in the classroom.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Techniques for Guiding Behaviour of School-age Children

As an early childhood educator, modelling positive social and communication skills is essential to your work. These skills and others will be explored in the Guiding School Age Children’s Behaviour Micro-credential as part of the building blocks in creating relationships. You will engage in topics surrounding the emotional, creative, physical, social, and spiritual developmental using age-appropriate strategies that are distinctive to school-aged children.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Trauma Informed Care for Young Children

The topic of trauma is usually focused on adults, but trauma also affects children. In this specialized Trauma Informed Care for Young Children Micro-credential, you will explore the role of an early childhood educator in identifying a child that has experienced trauma, the symptoms that may follow, and how to support young children in their treatment and recovery.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Understanding Behaviour in the Classroom

Using positive guidance in optimal learning environments increases student capacity for self-regulation and control. Learn tips for educators as they guide student behaviour and promote a positive sense of self, while developing life-long learners and engaged citizens.
Delivery Method:Online - Individual
Registration Deadline: December 31, 2022
$159.00

Union and Labour Standards and Early Learning and Childcare Settings

Union and Labour Standards are the backbone of the administrative processes within early learning and childcare organizations. The Union & Labour Standards in Childcare Settings Micro-credential will explore the regulatory bodies of childcare facilities.

This micro-credential is part of the Building The Futures program.

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