Category Archives: Early Childcare Assistant

Understanding Dyslexia: What Those in Early Childhood Assistant Training Should Know

With one in five children having dyslexia, it’s important for future childcare assistants to understand what dyslexia is, how it impacts children, and the steps you can take to help these children reach their full potential. In fact, dyslexia is the most common learning disability in children, affecting 80 to 90 percent of kids with […]

What Can Graduates of Early Childcare Assistant Training Expect After COVID-19?

COVID-19 has impacted virtually every industry you can think of, and early childcare is no different. In Canada, the ongoing pandemic has affected childcare on a number of levels, as many children have been unable to go to daycare due to their need to social distance at home.  What’s more, as industries begin steadily reopening […]

How to Make the Most of Your Practicum in Early Childhood Assistant Training

While classes are very important, learning theory can only go so far. The opportunity for hands-on experience should be something you have in your program. A practicum allows you to put your knowledge into practice and see how the theory you’ve learned applies to real-life situations and environments. A practicum also offers you more opportunities […]