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Program Information

School:Queen's University
Faculty:Faculty of Education
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Aboriginal Education
Description:
  • Applicants can choose one of two community sites offered, Kenjgewin Teg or Mushkegowuk Territory (exact site in Mushkegowuk Territory to be determined based on enrolment).

  • Attend classes at Queen's University for one summer session and two fall terms, two winter terms and one summer term at one of two sites, Kenjgewin Teg or Mushkegowuk Territory.

  • Primary-Junior (PJ) divisions (JK-Grade 6)

  • Can be entered with grade 12 or equivalent if you are of Aboriginal Ancestry or can be entered with an undergraduate degree. All candidates receive a Bachelor of Education.

  • Many courses taught by Aboriginal professors, have increased online connectivity and an emphasis on Aboriginal languages

  • Experientially based, with 18 weeks of practice teaching in First Nations and/or Provincial schools

  • Provides the opportunity for eligible candidates who are already teaching in a school setting to qualify for the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) Transitional Certificate of Qualification and Registration (Transitional CoQR) and then, with Faculty of Education approval, to complete practicum requirements while continuing to work in their classroom teaching positions

  • URL:Aboriginal Teacher Education at Queen's University
    Length:1 Year(s)

    Admission Requirements

    Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*83
    Prerequisites:*

    These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

      Selection of teacher candidates is based on the application requirements in TEAS Requirements for Queen's as well as the supplemental documents submitted to Student Services Office. Applicants admitted without an undergraduate degree must be of Aboriginal ancestry and submit documentary proof of their ancestry as specified by the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) when they apply to for certification. It is the candidate's responsibility to check the OCT website or contact the College (1-888-534-2222) in advance to determine what documentation is required.

      Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Work Experience

      For more specific admission requirements, visit https://www.queensu.ca/admission/about-applying/requirements.

      * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on February 18, 2021

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