Education abroad in the Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education wants you to come, and then go away!

Of students that added an international experience to their higher education:
(CBIE 2015 A World of Learning)

88.4%

said it contributed to their career achievements

91%

said that it is still relevant in their current career

85%

said that they did so to increase their employability

In addition to working with the university-wide Education Abroad office, there are a number of ways you can arrange for an international experience of your own through the Faculty of Education:

Early childhood

Concurrent students (years 1-4), Bachelor of Early Childhood Education students, and graduate students would work with Elizabeth Ye, International Programs Coordinator, International Programs (Elizabeth.ye@brocku.ca) to design your own education abroad experience using independent study courses and service providers, or your own self-identified location.

Teacher Education (concurrent years 5-6 or consecutive)

Students would contact Michelle Smythe, Placement Officer (michelle.smythe@brocku.ca) to learn about how to fit an international experience into your program.

Already graduated and an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT)?

There are international opportunities available through the Continuing Teacher Education program.

Travel and Teach

Teach and Travel, offered by the Continuing Teacher Education program, gives Canadian students and teachers the opportunity to gain international teaching experience by partnering with schools in other countries. Please note this is not an Additional Qualification course.

Global Education: International Field Experience

This course, which can be taken by both undergraduate and graduate students, offers an inter-cultural experience examining issues that are simultaneously local and global.

DESIGN YOUR OWN

Through EDUC 5P98 (graduate students) or EDUC 4P85 (undergraduate students) you can, under the supervision of a faculty member, design your own education abroad experience that earns academic credit and sends you anywhere in the world that you can dream of. Previous experiences have found students in Ukraine, California and the United Kingdom. Make an appointment with the International Programs Office (Elizabeth.ye@brocku.ca) to discuss your ideas.