Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education


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    Find out more about our Consecutive Education program by attending a webinar. 

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    On Sept. 30, wear orange in honour of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. #queensu will offer commemorative events, learning opportunities, and educational resources across campus.

  • Islamic History Month

    October is Canadian Islamic History Month (IHMC) and we encourage educators and teacher candidates to take part in celebrating and honouring cultural diversity within our schools. 

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    Dr. Ian Matheson discusses the impacts the pandemic has had on students with exceptionalities in the latest episode of Popular Podagogy. 

Episode 21: Students with Exceptionalities and the Pandemic

Vulnerable youth are being impacted by the pandemic. Faculty member Dr. Ian Matheson, who researches students with exceptionalities, discusses ways that the pandemic has positively and negatively affected students with exceptionalities and talks about some strategies teachers and parents are using to navigate teaching in a pandemic environment.


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Student Experiences

ITEP Gave me an Environment Where I Felt Safe, Cared for, and Supported.

Student Experiences: Liv Rondeau

The Indigenous Teacher Education Program (ITEP) at Queen’s University Faculty of Education is more than a program, it is a community. It is a community where you can feel comfortable to express your identity and be proud of who you are.

From EA to Teacher After 15 years. This is Glenda’s Story

Student Experiences: Glenda Pinault

Glenda Pinault is not a crier, despite photographic evidence to the contrary. The recent B.Ed. graduate insists that the moment, captured so beautifully, was uncharacteristic. However, in telling the story of how she came to be on that stage, a theme of tears quietly emerges.

B.Ed. Student Changes The World One Beeswax Wrap at Time

ConEd Student Helps Kids Feel the Music

Megan Tucker shares her amazing alt-prac experience in Uganda; inspired by this, she decided to continue giving back by creating Meg's Beeswax Wraps. Now, she’s able to support the environment and her adopted community at the same time.

A Teacher Candidate's Virtual International Alternative Practicum

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Teacher candidate, Jenny Cui, was only days away from beginning her alternative practicum in Norway when COVID-19 caused the placement to be cancelled. She was able to pursue a remote placement instead, and was still able to learn valuable lessons from Norwegian curriculum.