degree program

Aboriginal Bachelor of Education

When you choose teaching as part of your path you have the opportunity to make impact on future generations in our communities. This degree program prepares you to be a certified teacher in Ontario.

How to apply

Your Career Path

An Aboriginal Bachelor of Education (Primary/Junior Division) degree prepares you for a career as a school teacher in the province of Ontario at the Primary/Junior levels (grades K-6). In this program you will learn about classroom management, special education, and teaching with media. Upon completion of this program you will have employment opportunities that include classroom teaching, school administration, and Kindergarten programs.

In partnership with Brock University, Oshki-Wenjack’s unique cultural and community-based program delivery model enables you to stay within your home community for the majority of the program – which includes practicums.*

* Note: Due to COVID-19 all courses are presently happening online.

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Curriculum

First Year

ABED 4F14 – Introduction to Aboriginal Adult Education – 1.0 credits
ABTE 8P84 – Teaching Digital Learning in the Digital Age – 0.5 credits
ABED 4F15 – Aboriginal Curriculum Theory and Design – 1.0 credits
ABTE 8P97 – The Exceptional Learner – 0.5 credits
ABST 1F20 – Introduction to Nishnawbe Language – 1.0 credits
ABST 2P94 – Introduction to Grammar for Teaching Aboriginal Language – 0.5 credits
ABST 3P95 – Materials Development for Language Teaching – 0.5 credits

Total Credits 5.0

Second Year

ABTE 8P81 – Mathematics I – 0.5 credits
MATH 2P52 – Principles of Math for Junior Teachers – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8Y96 – Programming for Inclusive Classrooms – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8Y82 – Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting – 0.25 credits
ABED 4F16 – Aboriginal Ways of Teaching and Learning – 1.0 credits
ABST 2P96 – Aboriginal Theatre – 0.5 credits
ABST 2F20 – Intermediate Nishnawbe Language – 1.0 credits
ENGL 1F97 – Literature Trauma and Recovery – 1.0 credits

Total Credits 5.0

Third Year

ABTE 8P70 – Teaching in Ontario Context credits – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8Y71 – Practicum (15 Days) – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8Y74 – Integrating Teaching, Learning, and Assessing – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8P80 – Language and Literacy I – 0.5 credits
ABST 2F70 – Sharing Our Stories as an Approach to History – 1.0 credits
ABTE 8P85 – Social Studies – 0.5 credits
CHYS 1F95 – Child and Youth Studies in Aboriginal Contexts – 1.0 credits
ABTE 8P83 – Cognition and the Socioemotional Development of Learners – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8Y87 – The Arts Across the Curriculum: Drama – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8Y88 – The Arts Across the Curriculum: Dance – 0.25 credits

Total Credits 5.0

Fourth Year

ABTE 8Y72 – Teaching Aboriginal Learners in the Ontario Context – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8Y73 – Practicum (20 Days) – 0.25 credits
ERSC 1F02 – The Dynamic Planet – 1.0 credits
ABTE 8P75 – Practicum (20 Days) – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8P92 – Language and Literacy II – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8P93 – Mathematics II – 0.5 credits
ABED 4F17 – Aboriginal Leadership Issues – 1.0 credits
ABTE 8Y86 – The Arts Across the Curriculum: Music – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8P98 – Health and Physical Education Curriculum and Pedagogy – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8Y89 – The Arts Across the Curriculum: Visual Arts – 0.25 credits

Total Credits 5.0

Fifth Year

ABTE 8Y76 – Professional Collaborative Practice – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8Y95 – Professionalism and Law for Educators in Ontario – 0.25 credits
ABTE 8P77 – Practicum (20 Days) – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8P90 – Science and Technology – 0.5 credits
ABTE 8P78 – Practicum (20 Days-unsupervised) – 0.5 credits
ABST 2F40 – Indigenous Creative Arts – 1.0 credits
CHYS 2F05 – Development in Aboriginal Contexts – 1.0 credits
ABTE 4F18 – Aboriginal Teacher Development – 1.0 credits

Total Credits 5.0

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For More Information

April Head
Community Liaison & Recruitment Officer

Toll Free: 1-866-636-7454
Phone: 807-626-1897
E-mail: ahead@oshki.ca

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