The innovative Educational Assistant program at the University of Winnipeg - PACE focuses on the role of the educational assistant within the learning system and provides a practical understanding of exceptional children and how to help them. Since its inception in 1987, the Educational Assistant Diploma
Through this Educational Assistant program, has provided the theoretical and practical knowledge you need to become a confident and effective presence in the classroom. Students have the opportunity to share experiences with other educational assistants and gain a broader view of current practices within the school system. Key topics explored include development, resiliency, language, and behaviour.
- A thorough understanding of the school system
- Knowledge about current education and school-law issues and how they affect the educational assistant’s role
- A practical understanding of exceptional children and how to help them
- Knowledge about language development, human development and how students learn
- Studying strategies
- Ability to incorporate individual learning styles into the classroom
- Learning disability remediation
- Ability to work with exceptional students
- Math, reading and writing remediation
- Competence observing and recording student behaviour
- Ability to work with violent or aggressive students
- Behaviour management techniques
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- Basic English Grammar & Writing Strategies
- Bullyproofing Our Schools
- Cross Cultural Awareness
- First Aid/CPR
- Helping Children Learn in a School Setting
- Helping the Eal Child in the Classroom
- Human Development
- Indigenous Perspectives
- 6 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesEducation Teaching Early Childhood Education View 157 other Masters in Education in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Students applying to The University of Winnipeg PACE during the COVID-19 crisis, may use the Duolingo English Test with a minimum score of 115 for applications to our August/September 2020 and January 2021 programs.
- Be a high school graduate or hold a Mature Status Diploma.
- Be 18 years of age or older and have completed 90 hours of coursework or more at a recognized post-secondary institution (including UWPACE) with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- MUST provide an official transcript for all previous post-secondary study (including university, CEGEP, or private college).
International5850 CAD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5850 CAD for the full programme during 6 months.
National5850 CAD/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5850 CAD for the full programme during 6 months.
Tuition includes books and required materials.
Living costs for Winnipeg
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last 3 months
Check the official programme website for potential updates.