Program Information

School: Queen’s University
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Aboriginal Education
Description: Aboriginal Teacher Education (ATEP) is offered to Concurrent Education students in their final year as well as Consecutive Education teacher candidates. This course is especially suited to both Aboriginal (Status, non-Status, or Métis) and non-Aboriginal students with a university degree who are interested in Aboriginal education. Non-Aboriginal students are also invited to apply, but priority is given to Aboriginal applicants. There are 4 successive terms, starting in May and ending in August the following year. Queen’s graduates are out into the job market early. You are give the opportunity to teach for both Primary-Junior (JK-Grade 6) and Intermediate-Senior (Grades 7-12).

Courses include Aboriginal perspectives, balancing Aboriginal-specific and student-centred learning with knowledge of the teaching/learning process, and research on Aboriginal education. Learning opportunities include: Aboriginal-specific programming, application of Aboriginal perspectives and world view to theory and practice, problem solving with peers, review of Aboriginal and other curriculum resources, and supervised teaching in a First Nations or provincial schools.

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

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 83
Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 103]

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Work Experience