B.Ed. Courses and Practica

Our B.Ed program is organized into 5 strands: Concept, Content, Context, Professional Seminar, and Practica.

Primary/Junior - Primary/Junior FSL Track | Junior Intermediate Track

Primary/Junior – Primary/Junior FSL Track

Required courses:
 

CONCEPT (Theory and Foundation)
  • Democratic Values, Christian Perspective and Education OR Religious Education: Democratic Values, Catholic Perspectives and Education.
  • Reflective Practice
CONTENT (Methodology)
  • Language and Literacy – Part 1
  • Language and Literacy – Part 2
  • Mathematics – Part 1
  • Mathematics – Part 2
  • Science and Technology
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Social Studies
  • Arts
  • One of the following:
    • Early Years
    • French as a Second Language (competency test required) [more info]
CONTEXT (Foundation and Applied Theory)
  • Creating Safe, Engaging and Inclusive Learning Environments
  • Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners – Part 1
  • Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners – Part 2
  • Education Act and Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession
  • Educational Technology
PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR
  • Various topics
PRACTICA

Teacher Candidates will complete three distinct practica over the course of the 16 month program. The first will focus on literacy and numeracy, while the following two will focus on developing their teaching practice in each of their two grade divisions. Each of the three practica include two phases – an observation/participation phase and a practice teaching phase.


Junior/Intermediate Track

Required courses:
 

CONCEPT (Theory and Foundation)
  • Democratic Values, Christian Perspective and Education OR Religious Education: Democratic Values, Catholic Perspectives and Education.
  • Reflective Practice
CONTENT (Methodology)
  • Language and Literacy – Part 1
  • Language and Literacy – Part 2
  • Mathematics – Part 1
  • Mathematics – Part 2
  • Science and Technology
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Social Studies (Junior) or History/Geography (Intermediate)
  • Arts
  • One Teachable from:
    • French as a Second Language I (competency test required) [more info]
    • English I
    • History I
    • Geography I
    • Mathematics I
    • Science – General I
    • Music I
CONTEXT (Foundation and Applied Theory)
  • Creating Safe, Engaging and Inclusive Learning Environments
  • Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners – Part 1
  • Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners – Part 2
  • Education Act and Ethical Standards for the Teaching Profession
  • Educational Technology
PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR
  • Various topics
PRACTICA

Teacher Candidates will complete three distinct practica over the course of the 16 month program. The first will focus on literacy and numeracy, while the following two will focus on developing their teaching practice in each of their two grade divisions. Each of the three practica include two phases – an observation/participation phase and a practice teaching phase.