Our Faculty of Education prepares prospective teachers for a dynamic and rewarding career through unique and innovative programming. By emphasizing critical thinking skills and collaborative learning, we give you the flexibility to explore the teaching methods, concepts, and values that are meaningful to you.
We are leading the way in teacher education. Our program emphasizes practical, experiential learning to ensure you are fully prepared to enter into the workforce post-graduation. Our programs are continually adapted to encompass a variety of educational settings and training opportunities at the Primary-Junior (P/J) level allowing you to teach Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6.
There are two Concurrent Education programs you may choose:
Take courses in both the Faculty of Education and the faculty offering your academic major before taking two years exclusively with the Faculty of Education; five-year program.
Take courses in both the Faculty of Education and the faculty offering your academic major before taking two years exclusively with the Faculty of Education; six-year program.
We offer unique courses to develop your professional interests while addressing theoretical and practical aspects of teaching such as Outdoor Education, Critical Digital Literacy, Religious Education and Global Citizenship Education.
Our faculty members are experts and active researchers in their areas of study, including:
- Early Literacy and Numeracy
- Digital Literacy
- Special Education
They are committed to helping you explore your passions and interests and mentoring your personal and professional growth. Our class sizes are small and conducive to one-on-one learning opportunities with professors. Collaborating with our faculty will expand your knowledge and build effective teaching skills to shape the young minds of tomorrow.
As a Bachelor of Education student you will participate in 105 days of in-class placement over two years, providing you with the opportunities to discover your own teaching style and enter the job market with the necessary experience to be successful.
TRANSFER OPTIONS FROM COLLEGE
Lakehead University's Concurrent Education programs welcome college Early Childhood Education graduates to apply for admission consideration.
For more information regarding specific admission requirements as well as transfer credit details, visit here.