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Undergraduate Programs in the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education offers the following:

1. Pre-service programs leading, concurrently, to a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, a four-year Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Education (Native Education) degree for students of Native ancestry, and one-year consecutive Bachelor of Education programs for holders of approved university degrees. These programs prepare teachers for both elementary and secondary teaching.
These programs meet Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) requirements for a Teacher's Certificate of Qualification for Ontario which will permit the holder to teach in Ontario Schools.

2. Lifelong Learning Programs for teachers and the general public:
(i) four categories of professional development for certificated teachers:

  1. Additional and Additional Basic Qualifications
  2. Professional Learning Courses
  3. Principles' Qualification Program
  4. Professional Development Workshops

(ii) Native Language Instructors' Diploma Program (NLIP), a four-year Summer School program designed to meet the needs of people who will be instructing in a Native Language environment
(iii) Lifelong Learning workshops for the general public.

3. Graduate Studies leading to a Master of Education Degree or a joint PhD in Educational Studies.

Inquiries Concerning Admission
Inquiries concerning admission and general program information should be directed to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1.

Ongoing Professional Development
The Faculty of Education offers courses that lead to Additional Qualifications (AQ), Additional Basic Qualifications (ABQ), and Principals' Qualifications, as well as credit for the Professional Learning Program (PLP).

Visit the three departments in the Faculty of Education for more information about undergraduate programs:

Department of Aboriginal Education Programs
Department of Professional Development in Education
Department of Undergraduate Studies in Education