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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