Indigenous Bachelor of Education
Schools all over Canada are in need of Indigenous educators, and an educational environment that honours the culture, language, and knowledges of Indigenous students is critical. Trent’s highly unique Indigenous B.Ed. program puts Indigenous knowledge and perspectives at the forefront of teacher preparation, providing self-identified First Nations, Métis, Inuit and Indigenous students with the opportunity to become exceptional educators.
- Enjoy education placement opportunities in every year of your degree
- Attend traditional gatherings and connect with elders, traditional knowledge holders and surrounding Indigenous communities
- Benefit from Mohawk or Ojibwe language instruction and learning opportunities on the land and water
- Ontario College of Teachers Certification
"What better way to advocate for our youth than be a teacher; they’re our next-generation chiefs, bankers, and teachers."
Elementary School Teacher
Elementary school and kindergarten teachers teach basic subjects such as reading, writing and arithmetic or specialized subjects such as English or French as a second language at public and private elementary schools.
- Government Worker
- Policy Officer
- Educational Consultant
- Indigenous Education Advisor
- Training Consultant
- Educational Publisher
Ontario Secondary School Requirements:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
- A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
- Self-identify as Indigenous and must have 70% average in six 4 U/M credits including ENG 4U (60% minimum for this course)
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