The Faculty of Education at UBC's Okanagan campus fosters academic excellence and life-long personal growth through the pursuits of learning and teaching. Teachers educate hearts and minds; they prepare students to be responsible global citizens who contribute to the betterment of society. Our learner-focused environment builds on UBC’s tradition of excellence as a world-class public research and teaching institution. Our students study and practice in a beautiful campus setting. Our program integrates exceptional teacher educators with innovative research and modern technology. Our intent is to inform educational thought, practice and policy and to continually engage in transformational learning opportunities.
|Teacher candidates learn to teach en route to a BEd. degree from Elementary (ETEP), Secondary (STEP), and Developmental Standard Teaching Certificate (DSTC) programs.||MA and MEd degrees with thematic areas in Curriculum, Digital Learning, Diversity, and Educational Leadership and Policy; PhD degrees focus on Education through Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (IGS).|
|Post-degree specializations in Early Learning, Inclusive Education, and Language & Literacy are requisite for successful professional development.||The CRME provides place, space and community for substantive research and development initiatives focused on crucial "habits of mind".|
|The summer session at UBC's Okanagan campus is a unique learning environment for professional development and networking.||
Stirring Minds SeriesRenowned educators engage with faculty, students and staff on multiple topics, including research projects, ePublishing, and global learning environments.
|Connecting local and international communities with opportunities for networked learning, teaching and researching in the Okanagan and throughout the world.||
Awards & RecognitionAcknowledging excellence in roles as learners, educators, researchers and community leaders; fostering student achievement with scholarships, bursaries and awards.
|Supporting the Faculty of Education community with the Teacher Candidate Handbook, Guided Reflective Inquiry Projects (GRIP), practicum info, and other School Experience tools.||A new opportunity offered by AVP Students and the Faculty of Education for domestic and international students applying to a BA, BSc, BA-Sc, or Bachelor of Management degree program conditional admission to UBC’s Okanagan campus.|
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The CTL at UBC's Okanagan campus promotes and supports excellence in teaching and learningLink