2017 SUMMER INSTITUTE:
Respect, Healing, Dignity and Care
ECED 480A 96A | non-credit
All courses are subject to minimum enrolment. We advise that participants do not finalize any travel arrangements until notified that this course is confirmed.
The 2017 IECER Summer Institute will bring together ECED students, ECE & IDSC professionals, and others interested in early childhood and infant development, to explore the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) Recommendations as Canada begins to celebrate 150 Years.
This institute will have Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal professionals come together, discuss their work in relation to Aboriginal families, and how the TRC recommendations will enrich work practices and policies. There will be a particular focus on Aboriginal children with special needs and Aboriginal children in the child welfare system.
This institute will include:
- Talking circle and smudging or cedar brushing ceremony with an Elder.
- Canadian History from an Aboriginal perspective, Canada’s 150 years and the TRC
- Metis perspective and programs that serve Metis children and families
- Understanding Trauma and Intergenerational Trauma
- Jordan’s Principle
- Information from the First Nations Health Authority
- Panel of parents of children with special needs
- Panel of professionals who work with children with special needs
- Research happening in First Nations communities to enrich resources
- Working with EIT and medical professionals, increasing our own knowledge and connections for families
- Working with special needs children in care
- Closing Ceremony
Diana Elliott is Coast Salish from Cowichan Tribes through her father and has equal roots in the Nuu Chah Nulth Territory and the Hupacasath First Nation from her mother. She values the cultural teachings of our Elder’s and incorporates these into her daily work and ethics.
Working from the philosophy that each child is a gift from the Creator, Diana appreciates the importance of enriching early and lifelong learning and the benefits of family and parenting support and education from a culturally meaningful and safe place. She provides advice, guidance, mentorship and assistance to ensure that culture is the foundation of Aboriginal Infant Development Programs.
Diana is proud to work with Aboriginal Infant Development Programs for 28 years as a front line worker, supervisor and program manager, which led her to her current role as the provincial advisor for AIDP for the last 14 years to 48 AIDP both on and off reserve.
Diana has a vision for child, family and community health and wellness. She will always be a front line worker at heart and enjoys using her experience to teach, recruit and mentor individuals in the field of Early Childhood Development.
Diana is married for 34 years with two grown sons and one beautiful grandson.
For more information on Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of B.C., go to www.aidp.bc.ca
UBC Vancouver and off-campus | Face-to-Face
Orchard Building (ORCH) | Room 4018
6363 Agronomy Road, Vancouver | Map
July 8 - 15
9:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday to Saturday (no class on Sunday, July 9)
Registration & Fees
Fees for this program, as well as the opening date for registration, will depend upon your registration type or student category.
Non-Credit Registration & Fees
- Non-credit registration fee: $578 + GST
Non-credit registration opens February 21.
Full payment is required with your online registration in order to reserve your space. We accept payment by credit card or debit card. Please note that should UBC cancel the course, a full refund will be issued.
Refund Policy for Non-Credit Applications: If you would like to withdraw from a course, please submit written notice by to be eligible for a refund (less a $65 administration fee). No refund will be made for cancellations received later than this date, unless a course is cancelled by UBC Faculty of Education.
FAQs: Review the FAQs for Non-Credit Course Registration.
UBC Student Registration
To register in the course for credit, students must be admitted to the UBC Faculty of Education (Vancouver campus); please see "Admission to UBC" below. Once admitted, students may register in the credit course.
Current UBC students can register for credit courses through the Student Service Centre, using their Campus Wide Login (CWL).
Registration opens in early March, see the Summer Session dates for the opening registration date for your student category. Many summer programs fill quickly, early registration is strongly recommended.
- Undergraduate Course (3.0 credits)
ECED 480A 96A | Selected Topics in Early Childhood Education
Undergraduate student fees apply; see details below.
Credit tuition is calculated on a per-credit basis. Tuition fees are in Canadian dollars and are reviewed annually by the UBC Board of Governors.
For current UBC tuition, visit UBC Tuition Fees for the Education per credit tuition fees.
For current tuition information please refer to the UBC Calendar.
Visiting graduate students who wish to take credit courses must register for those courses and will be assessed tuition fees at the prevailing graduate per credit rate, plus authorized student fees.
Tuition fees are subject to review by The University of British Columbia. The Western Deans Agreement does not apply to this course.
Student Assessed Fees
Certain additional fees apply to students who take courses on campus.
Students who meet certain requirements may opt out of the U-Pass and AMS Extended Health and Dental Plan, during the first two weeks of the term.
To see if you qualify for the U-Pass fee exemption, read the U-Pass FAQ information.
If you already have medical/dental coverage (other than BC MSP), you may be able to apply for an exemption if you meet certain requirements and follow the opt-out procedures. Visit the Student Service Centre (SSC) for more information.
Students registered in on-campus courses in the summer session are not assessed Health/Dental Plan fees.
Tuition Fee Certificates
Current UBC students may use Tuition Fee Certificates toward tuition or non-credit fees. The certificates do not cover the cost of course materials, texts, or other fees. Contact Professional Development & Community Engagement for more information: 604.822.2013 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission to UBC
To register in the course for credit, students must be admitted to the UBC Faculty of Education (Vancouver campus).
To register in courses offered for credit you must be admitted to the UBC Faculty of Education, Vancouver campus.
- If you were previously a student here, you will need to apply for re-admission. If you are not applying for a program, you can apply as an unclassified student to receive credit for this course.
- If you are a UBC Okanagan student, or interested in a program offered by UBC Okanagan, please see Admission Categories on the Application & Registration page.
View the Application & Registration page for details, instructions and application forms.
Visiting Graduate Students
To be eligible for admission as a Visiting Graduate Student to UBC, you must be currently registered in a graduate program with good standing at the home university.
For assistance with the online admission procedures, contact the The Institute for Early Childhood Education & Research