Early childhood educators plan, organize and implement programs for infants and children up to 12 years of age. Early childhood educator assistants provide care for infants and preschool- to school-age children under the guidance of early childhood educators. Both educators and assistants lead children in activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth and ensure their security and well-being. They are employed in child-care centres, daycare centres, kindergartens, agencies for exceptional children and other settings where early childhood education services are provided. (NOC)

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The University of Manitoba does not offer specialized training in Early Childhood Education. The links below have information about the training opportunities in Manitoba. Across Canada, each province and territory has it’s own set of standards and regulations. If you are a University of Manitoba student who would like assistance with planning your educational pathway, visit Career Services.

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