McGill University Faculty of Education

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Faculty of Education, McGill University
Governance
Dean Dilson Rassier [1]
Programs
  • Kindergarten and Elementary
  • Secondary
  • Physical and Health Education
  • Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL)[2]
  • Teaching French as a Second Language (TFSL)
  • Concurrent BSc/BEd
  • Concurrent BEd/BMusic
  • Kinesiology BSc/BEd
  • Counselling Psychology
  • School/Applied Child Psychology[3]
  • Educational Psychology

The Faculty of Education[4] is a constituent faculty of McGill University, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional development in education.

History[edit]

The faculty traces its beginnings to the McGill Normal School, established in 1857.[5] In 1907, the school was moved to Macdonald College in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, where it became the School for Teachers. In the 1950s, the School for Teachers was combined with the Department of Education (which had been established within the Faculty of Arts and Science) and the McGill School of Physical Education to become the Institute of Education. It was renamed to the Faculty of Education in 1965. In 1971, it moved to McGill's downtown Montreal main campus located at 3700 McTavish Street.

Degrees[edit]

The undergraduate degrees offered are the Bachelor of Education and the Bachelor of Science (Kinesiology).[6] Students can specialize in specific programs including kindergarten/elementary education, secondary education, physical and health education, teaching English as a second language, and teaching French as a second language. In addition the Faculty offers community-specific programs such as a Greek Language and Culture program and a Jewish Education program[7] (in conjunction with the Department of Jewish Studies), one of the few Jewish teacher training programs in Canada. The Faculty of Education also has an accelerated program (MATL) for students who have already attained a Bachelor's degree in a specific field and are now looking to teach.[8]

Graduate degrees offered include the Master of Education, Master of Arts, and the Doctor of Philosophy.[9][10] For instance students can be part of school/applied child psychology program.

The Faculty also offers professional development programs such as Certificate and Diploma programs offered by the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.[11]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mcgill.ca/education/about/dean
  2. ^ "B.Ed. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) | Integrated Studies in Education - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  3. ^ "School/Applied Child Psychology | Educational & Counselling Psychology - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  4. ^ http://mcgill.ca/education/
  5. ^ "Our History | Faculty of Education - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  6. ^ "For New and Current Undergraduate Students | Kinesiology and Physical Education - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  7. ^ "Department of Jewish Studies | Jewish Studies מדעי היהדות - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  8. ^ "MATL- Science & Technology | Integrated Studies in Education - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  9. ^ "Graduate Program Information | Faculty of Education - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  10. ^ "Programs & Courses | Educational & Counselling Psychology - McGill University". www.mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2017-01-17. 
  11. ^ "Dept. of Counselling & Educational Psychology". mcgill.ca. Retrieved 2012-10-09.