Practicum is an integral and important part of each program offered at the Jane Norman College. The conjunction of practicum and course work throughout the programs enable students to integrate theory and practice on an ongoing basis.
Practicum will provide students with the opportunity to learn from first-hand experience – an opportunity to test their knowledge and ideas in real life. Working first-hand with children and youth is a valuable component of our programs and a great way to become emerged in the field of human services in your community.
Early Childhood Education Practicum
Students in the Early Childhood Education program will complete 520 hours of practicum over the course of two years. Students will complete four different practicum experiences (130 hours each) in a variety of early childhood education settings, such as regulated childcare
Youth Worker Practicum
Students taking the Youth Worker program will complete 500 hours of practicum over the course of two years. Students will complete two different practicum experiences (250 hours each) in a variety of youth care settings, such as residential care, schools, restorative justice, community outreach services or recreational programs.
Inclusion and Intervention Practicum
Students taking the Inclusion and Intervention program will complete 400 hours of practicum experience in an early
Teacher Assistant Practicum
Students taking the Teacher Assistant program will complete 400 hours of practicum over the course of two years. Students will complete four different practicum experiences (100 hours each) in the public-school system, working as a Teacher’s Assistant.
Students have the opportunity to observe and participate in two early learning environments which are housed in the College’s Lorne Street facility. These two
The Colchester Early Learning Centre Center is a non-profit, independent, board-run