Pathways to Becoming an Early Childhood Educator (ECE)
Learn how to become an Early Childhood Educator in Windsor-Essex
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Be an early childhood educator (ECE) in Windsor-Essex. Learn more about if a career as an ECE is right for you. In the field of ECE, there are a range of career opportunities and the ability to make a positive, lasting impact in a child’s life. Working as a registered ECE is more than a job – it's a rewarding career!
How to become an ECE?
How to access financial support to become an ECE?
You can now apply for the ECE education grant through ecegrants.on.ca
Ontario ECE Grant Brochure: English / French
"The role of the educator is multidimensional. The best educators, first and foremost, use a warm, responsive, and inclusive approach, building positive relationships with children, families, colleagues, and communities. Educators participate as co-learners with families and children – learning with children, about children, and from children. Knowledgeable educators get involved in play with children to support development, challenge thinking, and extend learning. They engage in reciprocal relationships with families and caregivers, learning about, with, and from them. Educators share their professional knowledge and experience and also seek out the knowledge and perspectives of families. The value of early years educators cannot be overstated."
(Ontario. Ministry of Education. (2014) How Does Learning Happen, Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years, 19.)
WERECE inquiries: email@example.com
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