Course Description

In an age of migration, global travel and instant communication anywhere in the world, people from diverse cultures are meeting and interacting with each other as never before. In such an age, understanding culture takes on new significance and as an educator, you are expected to show leadership and model practices that will help prepare all young children to participate in the society, now and in the future.

Author, Consultant

Judith Colbert, PHD

Judith is a writer, researcher & training specialist. As a Canadian consultant with an international perspective, her goal is to build bridges between research & practice, mainstream & newcomer experiences.Much of her work focuses on care for young immigrants & refugees. She is particularly interested in the development of appropriate standards for the delivery of quality care for newcomer populations & in the relationship between the settlement of young children & their successful transition to kindergarten.

Course curriculum