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Completion of BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age.
English Studies 12 or equivalent with a minimum 80%;
Literary Studies 12 with a minimum 80%;
English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 80%;
A university-level English or communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit, with a minimum "C-" grade;
A minimum "C-" grade in ENGL 1120;
An "S" grade in ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110;
LET (Langara English Test) with a minimum score of 3;
LPI (Language Proficiency Index) with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension;
IELTS (International Language Testing System) with a minimum level of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in listening, speaking, and writing;
TOEFL Internet-based (IBT) with a minimum score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in reading and writing, and a minimum of 18 in speaking and listening;
LEAP (Langara English for Academic Purposes) level 8.
Two letters of reference, written and dated within a year of application, preferably, one of which indicates successful recent experience in the care of children under six years, particularly with groups of pre-school aged children. The second letter may be a personal reference. Babysitting experience alone is not adequate. Preferably, experience means 20 hours of volunteer or paid work in a licensed childcare centre with children six years and under.
If as a result of COVID-19 closures you have been unable to gain experience, please discuss your application with a department chair to determine flexibility for admission.
Teach the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for professional early childhood educators and childcare practitioners to provide high quality care to children from birth to school entry.
encourage students to develop a knowledgeable, skillful, compassionate and ethical practice to enter the field of early childhood education.
promote the highest standards of respect, care and support to children and their families and communities affiliated with the education and welfare of young children.