BEd ~ Wabaan Indigenous Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, York University

BEd ~ Wabaan Indigenous Teacher Education, Faculty of Education, York University

Applicants interested in York University’s, Faculty of Education, Indigenous Teacher Education program and match the following criteria may apply to the program.

1) Open to all Indigenous Peoples, First Nation (Status and Non Status), Métis, or Inuit.

2) Non-Indigenous people may apply to the program, however, demonstrated knowledge of Indigenous people's languages, histories, cultures, experiences and perspectives are pre-requisites.

3) Interested in becoming a qualified teacher in the province of Ontario in either the Primary-Junior or Junior-Intermediate divisions

4) A holder of a secondary school graduation diploma and/or a university degree

Primary-Junior (JK to grade 6): minimum Secondary School transcripts and any college or university transcripts from the institution attended.

Junior-Intermediate (grades 4-10): minimum university transcript(s) from the institution, completed degree and any other transcripts from other post-secondary institutions attended.

Candidates are encouraged to visit edu.yorku.ca/wabaan for more information on the program highlights, admission requirements and required courses before submitting the application.

Once the application has been processed through the Office of Student Services, Faculty Education, applicants will be sent an email on next steps..

Applicants will submit the online supplementary application form which will include:

1) a personal statement (indicating why you would like to be a teacher, especially with an Indigenous education focus)

2) two letters of reference (from those who have seen you working with children, preferably in a supervisory role)

3) submission of official transcripts (mailed directly from the issuing institution)*

Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to January 1, 2019 for early review. The Office of Students Services will accept applications no later than January 30, 2019.

Save the Date! Information Session
Date: November 6, 2018
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Location: The Urban Indigenous Education Centre. 16 Phin Ave. Toronto, ON M4J 3T2


Applicants, check with your First Nation Community, Education Office regarding funding.