Schulich School of Education
This section presents the requirements for the following degree and diploma programs:
Bachelor of Education (BEd) – Consecutive
Bachelor of Education (BEd) – Concurrent
Aboriginal Teacher Certification
Students registering in the Native Classroom Assistant Diploma Program (NCADP), the Teacher of Anishnaabemwin as a Second Language Program (TASL) or the Aboriginal Teacher Certification Program (ATCP) should contact the Office of the Registrar for application forms.
The Aboriginal Teacher Certification Program has been designed to prepare people of Aboriginal ancestry for teaching positions in Ontario. This program is offered over two summers.
The Program meets the academic requirements of the Schulich School of Education and leads to a diploma in Education. Graduates are reported to the Ontario College of Teachers for a Certificate of Qualification in the Primary/Junior Division (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6).
The goal of the program is to educate Aboriginal teachers who will be able to deliver the Ontario elementary school curriculum in combination with traditional values, culture and worldview.
Native Classroom Assistant
The Native Classroom Assistant Diploma Program is a jointly sponsored program of the Schulich School of Education and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada. The program consists of three separate summer sessions.
Teacher of Anishnaabemwin as a Second Language
The program will prepare fluent speakers of Anishnaabemwin to teach Anishnaabemwin as a subject to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students in the primary, junior, intermediate and senior grades in schools in Ontario. This program leads to a Diploma in Education.
Teacher candidates are provided with opportunities to acquire the skills, knowledge and perspectives required to successfully integrate educational technology (ET) to enhance teaching and learning experiences in 21st century classrooms. Various forms of ET are provided for student access and exploration (interactive whiteboards – SMART/Promethean, digital document cameras, personal response systems – clickers, educational software). The iTeach Program provides students with ongoing professional learning opportunities during both on-campus activities (course work, workshops, drop-in centre support) and off-campus practicum experiences (integrating ET within practice teaching sessions).
The Ontario Certificate of Qualification
Qualified candidates who successfully complete the Bachelor of Education degree programs (Consecutive or Concurrent) will be reported to the Ontario College of Teachers for a Certificate of Qualification and Registration.