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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus Online

Educational Assistant

University of Winnipeg

6 months
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5850 CAD/full
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About

This innovative Educational Assistant program at the University of Winnipeg - PACE provides valuable training to educational assistants in our school system. 

Overview

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. 

Objectives

  • 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

Outcomes 

  • 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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.
MUST provide High School Transcript or recognized equivalent GED or Mature Grade 12 Diploma.OR
  • 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).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5850 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5850 CAD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    5850 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5850 CAD for the full programme during 6 months.

Tuition includes books and required materials.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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