Teaching & Learning

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The Mount has a long history in teacher education, and our faculty have a diverse and exciting range of expertise, research interests and international project experience.

Curriculum Resource Centre (CRC)

The CRC is a specialized education resource library. Its goal is to provide educators, from pre-school to high-school levels, the resources they need to plan programs for today's learners. Read more »

The Mount's Chair in Learning Disabilities

Jamie Metsala

Dr. Jamie Metsala was reappointed as the Gail and Stephen Jarislowsky Chair in Learning Disabilities. Since 2011, Dr. Metsala is involved with teaching, research and course development for the Faculty of Education at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Read more »

Academic Calendars

Undergraduate Calendar      

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Calendar
Graduate Calendar       

2018-2019 Graduate Academic Calendar

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Programs & Courses

Bachelor of Education »

Students in the B.Ed. program can choose from two options: the Elementary or the Secondary program. Both programs require 10 units of study organized over two years. 

  • The Secondary program focuses on examining contemporary culture and encouraging critical thinking. It enables teachers to specialize in a number of different subject areas including English, mathematics, sciences, and social studies. 

Graduate Programs in Education » 
Educators enable others to create knowledge throughout the lifespan. Our graduate programs balance educational theory and practice to foster intellectual curiosity, rigorous thought processes and resourcefulness. 

Depending on the area of study, graduates can select to enroll in the Master of Education, Master of Arts in Education, or Research Master of Arts degree programs.

Students will be guided by renowned scholars and researchers world, taking creative approaches to the study of educational theories and practical application in areas such as: Curriculum Studies, Educational Foundations, Educational Psychology, Elementary and Middle School Education, Lifelong Learning and School Psychology. 

Inter-University Doctoral Program » 
Offered jointly with Acadia University and St. Francis Xavier University, the Mount's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in Educational Studies is a seven-unit (42 credit hour) program comprising course work, comprehensive research/scholarly portfolio and a dissertation.

Students can concurrently anchor their studies in teachable subjects if so desired, and courses deal with: foundations of educational inquiry, research paradigms and methodologies, theories, research methods, and focused educational studies.