Teacher Education Opportunities at Trent University

The teacher education opportunities at Trent combine some of the features for which the University is so well-known - its attention to individual learners in small class settings and its high standards in teaching and research - with a deep commitment to supporting excellence in classroom teaching at all levels.

There are various ways to pursue Teacher Education at Trent University which are listed below. Each Education Program requires a Personal Statement of Experience (PSE) form. Please make sure you complete the correct PSE form for the Education program you are applying to.

School of Education and Professional Learning

Consecutive B.Ed. Program

This program is intended for students who have completed an undergraduate degree and wish to pursue teaching. Offered in full time format, applicants can choose between the Primary-Junior (kindergarten - grade 6) and Intermediate-Senior (grades 7-12) streams.
For more information, see the Consecutive Teacher Education Program

Teacher Education Stream
OUAC Codes Peterborough: RTA(BA), RTS(BSc)

OUAC Codes Oshawa: ROQ(BA), ROZ(BSc)

Teacher Education Stream is designed for students planning a career in teaching. The program provides the academic and non-academic foundations for entrance into a Consecutive Teacher Education program and ultimately, the teaching profession.  Each year, a number of spaces in Trent’s Consecutive Bachelor of Education program will be reserved for graduates of this program. For more information, see Teacher Education Stream Program.

Emphasis in Teacher Education

The Emphasis in Teacher Education is available to students in a Single or Joint Honours Program at Trent who are preparing themselves to teach at the Elementary or Secondary level, and who plan on applying to a consecutive teacher education program upon completion of their Honours Degree. For more information, see Emphasis in Teacher Education.

Professional Learning

The School of Education and Professional Learning enjoys working with various organizations and associations such as Teacher Federations and District School Boards to develop Professional Learning opportunities that teachers in the local area deem valuable.

Our Additional Qualification courses are designed to enhance professional practice in an engaging learning environment. Please visit our Continuing Teacher Education site for more information.

Queen's Trent

Concurrent Teacher Education Program

As part of the changes currently taking place in teacher education programs in Ontario, intake into the Queen's-Trent Concurrent Education Program is being suspended for September 2015. The last class is entering the program in September 2014.  No further applications are being accepted.

For more information, see the Queen's-Trent Concurrent Education Program