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Bachelor of education

This 16-month, post-degree program begins with selecting a pathway: teaching children (Kindergarten to Grade 5) or teaching adolescents (Grades 6 to 9+). You’ll participate in extensive practical experience including two school-based practicums, a community field experience, a 15-week internship, and many other place-based learning opportunities that are reflective of this territory and the histories and aspirations of Indigenous peoples of this land.

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Master’s programs

Graduate offerings in education provide opportunities for educators to further develop specialized areas of interest and integrate their practice and understandings within a framework of educational research and inquiry. Students have the opportunity to select courses within or across thematic areas cultivating an expertise of their own.
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Interested in pursuing a PhD with a focus in Education? Explore Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies

Certificates and Diplomas

The Okanagan School of Education Post-Baccalaureate Certificates (15 credits) and Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas (30 credits) provide professional development opportunities for educators and respond to the needs of schools and districts for education specialists. These are post-degree professional programs designed to complement post-secondary education that has already been achieved.

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English Foundation Program

The English Foundation Program (EFP), offered by the Okanagan School of Education, is an innovative and credit-bearing program providing university admission to students who meet all academic requirements for a Bachelor’s degree, but do not yet meet UBC’s English Language Admission Standard.

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Summer Institute in Education (SIE)

Our Summer Institute in Education (SIE) is a series of courses offered during summer session two (July/August). Courses are offered in a multitude of formats (indoors, outdoors, online and face to face) and are relevant to current trends and needs in education.

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