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Early Learning & Child Care

Shine a light on the path to a brighter future​!

Every day, early childhood educators (ECEs) provide Ontario’s children with safe, responsive, and caring interactions that build a strong foundation for their development and well-being. ​

Children who participate in high-quality learning environments experience increased verbal communication, reading, math, and science skills, as well as a host of other benefits. 

Uncover the facts about the many ways ECEs benefit children, their families, and the growth of our economy. Download a copy of the Fact Sheet for more information.

In the tabs above, you will find helpful information to guide you on the path to your career as an Early Childhood Educator. You will discover the vibrant early learning and child care community where you will find a place to learn, grow and belong.​

​The early childhood sector is constantly growing and changing across the province. 

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​​​​​​​Recently, the Government of Ontario has introduced an initiative to increase support and wages for ECE and childcare educators to meet expanding demands. If you are passionate about child development and want to be part of a dynamic field, then now is the right time to become​ an ECE.​​

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