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Bachelor of education

This 16-month, post-degree program 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

Our Interdisciplinary Studies in Contemporary Education Certificate (15 credits) and Diploma (30 credits) provide professional development opportunities for educators and respond to the needs of schools and districts for education specialists.

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We also offer a Teaching English and Additional Languages (TEAL) Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (12-credits) to prepare students who are new to teaching as well as offer professional development for current teachers or those who have previous experience working with additional language learners in Canada or abroad.

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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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