Graduate Studies & Research in Education

Lakehead University's Department of Graduate Studies and Research in Education provides you with the knowledge, skills, and opportunities to be a leader in educational research, theory, and practice.

As part of the Faculty of Education, we offer unique learning experiences which help you to fulfil your professional and academic goals while addressing the needs of learners, the community, and the environment. Our programs allow you to examine and contribute to educational research as well as develop your own knowledge and practical skills to improve your teaching.

Interested in Graduate Studies in Education?

Students pursuing Graduate Studies in Education will learn the following…

  • How to apply educational theories and practises in a variety of learning environments to improve your teaching effectiveness
  • The skills to appreciate and apply various pedagogical practices in order to teach different learners well
  • An understanding of research methodologies and practices as they relate to educational scholarship and improving teacher effectiveness
  • The capacity to collaborate with others to develop a culture of research and professional development

By performing research, completing courses, and working with experts our programs help you to increase your theoretical knowledge and professional abilities.

Our Master of Education and Joint PhD in Educational Studies programs allow you to study topics that are important to you, while challenging you to improve your teaching skills. We help you to address the latest educational theories and help you to gain skills and knowledge to affect learners positively.

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Oct
27
Dr. Pauline Sameshima Featured as Distinguished Outstanding Alumna of UBC
Dr. Pauline Sameshima, Professor and Canada Research Chair in Arts Integrated Studies, has been featured as a distinguished and outstanding alumna of... full story
Oct
17
Alumna Rachel Mishenene Wins Indspire Award
Rachel Mishenene (Lakehead BEd, 2003 and MEd, 2012) has won a 2018 Indspire Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Award.
Sep
24
Dr. Sonia Mastrangelo and Dr. Connie Russell Partners in Provincial Centre of Excellence for Early Years and Child Care
Sep
18
Dr. Jan Oakley Receives Contribution to Teaching Award
Dr. Jan Oakley (Contract Lecturer in the Bachelor of Education program, Master of Education program, and Women’s Studies department) has received a... full story