In collaboration with community partners, the Faculty of Education prepares educational leaders who inspire lives through learning.
Laurier’s Faculty of Education offers a Bachelor of Education degree integrating theory and practice to develop teachers for a changing world. Our program includes diverse courses and substantial practical experience in partner schools and alternative placements, both locally and globally. Laurier’s Bachelor of Education program is highly respected based on a professional development school model of reciprocal learning among teacher candidates, associate teachers and school administrators.
Laurier’s interdisciplinary Master of Education program provides educational leaders and professionals from a wide range of employment fields with an advanced and integrated conceptual understanding of the relationship between educational theory, practice, and reflection. The Master of Education, Student Affairs Field allows candidates to focus their studies related to educational theories and practices with a specific focus on student affairs and services at the post-secondary level.
We also offer undergraduate courses within a Teaching Option and Education Minor, along with additional qualifications courses and numerous community-outreach programs for teachers, children and families. We are proud of our Centre for Leading Research in Education, extensive community partnerships, our vibrant student community and our growing alumni network.
CLRiE - Centre for Leading Research in Education
CLRiE is a coming-together of Laurier faculty, staff, and students as well as researchers and partners from external community organizations with backgrounds in education, psychology, kinesiology, music, health studies, biology, languages and literatures, history, social work, youth and children’s studies, global studies, and more. The Centre's focus on interdisciplinarity encourages the development of thoughtful, balanced, and creative approaches to educational research in a changing world.
CLRiE is a coming-together of Laurier faculty, staff, and students as well as researchers and partners from external community organizations with backgrounds in education, psychology, kinesiology, music, health studies, biology, languages and literatures, history, social work, youth and children’s studies, global studies, and more.
The Centre's focus on interdisciplinarity encourages the development of thoughtful, balanced, and creative approaches to educational research in a changing world.
Mission on the Moon
Mission on the Moon is a collaborative project between InkSmith and the Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University. This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian Space Agency, and aims to deliver lunar rover and space-themed STEM programming for Canadian youth in grades 6 to 9.
Alternative placements provide Laurier Education students intercultural experiences in teaching and learning
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