Educational Foundations

Website: Department of Educational Foundations

Students' programs in Educational Foundations can be arranged to permit access to the courses and faculty. Such programs may be designed to meet the requirements for the following:

  • Master of Education
  • The purpose of this program is to provide opportunity for students to undertake graduate study in the area of social and ecological justice education.

The department focuses on the study and promotion of social and ecological justice education. Special interests areas include Indigenous and anti-racist education, adult and lifelong learning, environmental and ecological education, comparative and international education, gender and sexual orientation issues, as well as critical and creative approaches to various educational practices including process philosophy, critical pedagogies, place-based learning, land-based learning, learning through life history, anti-oppressive education and global education.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education is offered by the College of Education through a cross-departmental Ph.D. program.

Program Requirements

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Course-based

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Project-based

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Thesis-based