Micro-credential Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this micro-credential, learners should be able to:

  • Evaluate the childcare profession, including the Early Years and Child Care Act, professionalism and the Code of Ethics

  • Create a professional portfolio and teaching philosophy that reflects the early years and childcare sector

  • Examine the legislation, purpose, and licensing basics of childcare settings

  • Evaluate the College of Early Childhood Educators of Ontario and the importance of advocating for children’s rights

  • Explain the College of Early Childhood Educator’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

  • Examine ethical decision-making practices and dilemmas as it relates to the Ontario College of Early Childhood Educator’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

Micro-credential Overview

In this micro-credential, learners will be introduced to the Early Years and Child Care Act, professionalism, and the Code of Ethics. Learners will explore aspects of professionalism in the role of an Early Childhood Educator, including advocacy, self-reflection, ethics, and standards. Additionally, learners will explore Ontario's current early years systems and framework, including legislation and the regulatory body.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Curriculum

    1. Welcome

    2. Learner Introductions

    3. Learner Resources and Supports

    4. Technology Requirements

    5. Privacy and Accessibility Policies

    6. Navigation

    7. Discussion Forum: Learner Engagement

    8. Technical Discussion Forum

    9. Frequently Asked Questions

    10. Help & Contact Information

    1. Welcome and Micro-credential Information

    2. Micro-credential Description

    3. Learning Outcomes

    4. Outline and Learning Plan

    1. Field Placement and Preparation Folder (Documents and Required Forms)

    1. Module 1: Introduction to the Child Care and Early Years Act, Professionalism and the Sector's Code of Ethics

    2. Module 1: Discussion Forum-Introduction to Child Care and Early Years Act, Professionalism and the Sector's Code of Ethics

    3. Lesson 1: Introduction to the Child Care and Early Years Act, Professionalism and the Sector's Code of Ethics Quiz

    1. Module 2: Professionalism Part II - Professional Affiliations, Teaching Philosophies, and Portfolios

    2. Module 2: Learning Activity: Professionalism Part II - Professional Affiliations, Teaching Philosophies, and Portfolios

    1. Module 3: Introduction to Legislation, Purpose, and Licensing Basics

    2. Washing Your Hands Video

    3. Medication Administration Videos

    4. Module 3: Discussion: Introduction to Legislation, Purpose, and Licensing Basics

    5. Module 3: Discussion: Introduction to Legislation, Purpose, and Licensing Basics

    6. Module 3: Knowledge Check: Introduction to Legislation, Purpose, and Licensing Basics

About this course

  • $199.99
  • 44 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

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