Bachelor of Education/Diploma in Technological Education
In addition, applicants will need to meet all three of the following admission requirements:
1. Ontario secondary school graduation, or its equivalent.
2. One of:
-five years of skilled wage-earning business or industrial experience in the selected Technological Studies area, OR
-a combination of post-grade 12 education related to the selected Technological Studies area, and skilled business or industrial experience totaling at least five years. The latter must include at least two years of skilled wage-earning experience in the selected Technological Studies area of which no fewer than sixteen months must have been spent in continuous employment, OR
-at least 3700 hours of skilled wage-earning experience and successful completion of a post-secondary education program acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers and which includes at least 24 months (6 semesters of full-time study) of academic studies related to the selected Technological Studies area. This wage-earning experience need not be continuous employment.
3. Competence in one Technological Studies area (Communication Technology, Construction Technology, Hospitality Services, Manufacturing Technology, Personal Services, Technological Design and Transportation Technology).
All courses will be offered by the Faculty of Education. Courses will be designed to be meaningful to candidates regardless of their broad-based discipline; assignments, however, will be discipline-specific.
The program is offered over 14 months in two 7-week summer institutes with practicum and internship being completed during the intervening Fall/Winter school year.
Program Curriculum Structure
Total courses: Eight courses plus the internship and the practicum.
Candidates will be required to take the following courses:
80-203. Psychology in Education
80-205. Organization and Management in Educational Administration
80-386. Curriculum Development for Technological Studies: Part 1
80-388. Principles and Methods of Teaching Technological Studies: Part 1
80-204. Differentiated Instruction for Students with Special Needs
80-207. Introduction to Issues in Education
80-387. Curriculum Development for Technological Studies: Part 2
80-389. Principles and Methods of Teaching Technological Studies: Part 2
Differentiated Instruction for Students with Special Needs
Standing Required for Continuation in Program
Candidates who obtain a grade of F in any course will be required to withdraw from the program.
Standing Required for Graduation
The Faculty of Education does not issue a teaching certificate. The Ontario Certificate of Qualification is issued by the Ontario College of Teachers upon recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty of Education. Only Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada qualify for this certificate. Under certain conditions, the Ontario College of Teachers may grant a non-Canadian citizen an Interim Certificate of Qualification. Candidates who obtain three or more final course grades below C will not be recommended for certification. Candidates who are unsuccessful in the internship or the practicum will not be recommended for either a diploma/degree or certification.
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