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School of Education

School of Education

A Message From Our Dean


Welcome to the School of Education and Professional Learning. 

We respectfully acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabeg. We offer our gratitude to First Peoples for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations. May we honour those teachings.

teacher teaching a class on the waterTrent offers a unique suite of programs in the School of Education from undergraduate education stream programming to Bachelor of Education options, Additional Qualifications, and a Masters in Educational Studies. Our guiding principles of social justice, ecologically sustainable practices, Indigenous Knowledge infusion and content excellence form the core of our theory, practice and pedagogy. We care about our students, and insist on high quality engaging  programs and experiential learning through community outreach, placements and practicum opportunities.

Cathy bruce working with students with iPadsThe School of Education is an incredibly active program that continually looks for new ways to engage students in highly collaborative settings, that provide the necessary tools and support for students entering a competitive education market. Knowing this, our students also walk away with a breadth of knowledge and experiences that stretch beyond the classroom, that can be utilized in a variety of education-related fields.

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Accords by the Association of Canadian Deans of Education

» Download the General Accord

» Download the Accord on 'A Vision for Teacher Education in Canada'

» Download the Accord on Early Learning and Early Childhood Education

» Download the Accord on Indigenous Education

» Download the Accord on Initial Teacher Education

» Download the Accord on Research in Education

» Download the Accord on the Internationalization of Education

All Accords can be found at www.acdeAccords.ca

A Position Statement of the Association of Canadian Deans of Education

» Download the Effective Practica for Educators