Academic Calendar - Teacher Candidates

Our Academic Calendars provide information on our regulations, policies, programs, courses, and degree requirements.

 

Our vision of the graduate of Queen's University Faculty of Education is that of a critically reflective professional. Graduates are expected to integrate theoretical, practical, and experiential knowledge in the understanding and resolution of professional issues. We see the beginning teacher as an active agent in the development of a socially inclusive pedagogy aimed at social justice. In our vision, the critically reflective teacher is the one who asks questions that go beyond immediate pressures of daily practice, and who has a disposition to work in collaboration with other members of the profession and with all those involved in the education and development of all learners.

  • The program sustains a commitment to academic excellence and to learning how to learn, and reflects teaching as both an intellectual and practical activity, according to Queen's principles.
  • The program considers that all teacher candidates should possess the literacy and critical skills associated with an educated person.
  • The program promotes caring as a central value in the profession of teaching, and inclusivity as a fundamental pedagogical principle.
  • The program integrates the following domains: school context, curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, evaluation and reporting, educational ends, purposes and values and their philosophical and historical grounds.
  • The following themes are embedded in the program: inclusivity and social justice; collaboration and leadership; the use of information and communication technologies in teaching and learning.
  • The program promotes the preparation of future educators who will address issues of sustainability in their classrooms by becoming environmentally aware, practicing resource conservation, and exploring new ways to minimize the impact of human beings on the environment.

Summary
  University-related Program-related
May 2021
1 Tuition fees are due in full for Summer Term. Except OSAP students.  
3 Summer Term begins (EDU session). Summer 2 Practicum begins.
5   Summer 1 Classes begin. Introduction to the Program (5-7 May).
10   Summer 1 Practicum begins.
14 Last date to add Summer Term classes.  
15 Last date to drop Summer Term classes without financial penalty.  
24 Victoria Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
28   Summer 1 & 2 Practicum ends (14 days Summer 1, 19 days Summer 2).
31 Summer Term break begins. Summer 1 & 2 Term break begins.
     
June 2021
NOTE: Spring 2021 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in Nov 2020.  Refer to http://queensu.ca/registrar/convocation/ceremonies to view these dates.
4 Summer Term break ends. Summer 1 & 2 Term break ends.
7   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #1 begins.
21 National Indigenous Peoples Day  
28 Last date to drop Summer Term classes without academic penalty.  
     
July 2021
1 Canada Day (classes will not be held).  
2   Summer 1 & 2  Class Block #1 ends (19 days).
5   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 begins.
12-26 Dates to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2021 (tentative).  
13 Registration period for Fall and Winter classes begins (tentative).  
30   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 classes end
(20 days).
     
August 2021
2 Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
6 Summer Term ends. Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 final assignments
due.
25-29   OEE: EDST 417 Field Camp (tentative).
30   Final Year Concurrent and Consecutive Fall Term  - Class Block #1 begins.
30   ACE Introduction (tentative).
     
September 2021
1 Fall Term begins.  
1 Tuition fees are due in full for Fall Term classes. Except OSAP students.  
6 Labour Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
17 Registration period for Fall classes ends (tentative).  
17 Last date to add Fall Term and Fall-Winter Term classes.  
20 Last date to drop Fall Term and Fall-Winter Term classes without financial penalty.  
30 Deadline for payment of residence, UHIP and student activity fees.  
     
October 2021
1   Class Block #1 ends (24 days).
4   Practicum begins.
11 Thanksgiving Day (University closed.  Classes will not be held.)  
16 University Day.   
     
November 2021
NOTE: Fall 2021 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in May 2021.  Refer to http://queensu.ca/registrar/convocation/ceremonies to view these dates.
1 Last date to drop Fall Term classes without academic penalty.  
11 Remembrance Day.  
19   Practicum ends (34 days total Fall Term).
22   Class Block #2 begins.
     
December 2021
1 First date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Spring 2021 (tentative).  
6 Commemoration Day.  
17 Last day of Fall Term classes. Class Block #2 ends (19 days, 43 days total in Fall Term. 2 days of classes will be made up in the Fall Term).
31 Fall Term ends.  
     
January 2022
1 Winter Term begins.  
3 New Year's Day observed. (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
4 Winter Term Classes begin. Class Block #1 begins.
7 Tuition fees are due in full for Winter Term. Except OSAP students.  
14 Registration period for Winter classes ends (tentative).  
14 Last date to add Winter Term classes.  
24 Last date to drop Winter Term classes without financial penalty.  
     
February 2022
4   Class Block #1 ends (24 days).
7   Practicum begins.
21 Family Day. (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
     
March 2022
1 Last date to drop Winter Term and multi-Term classes without academic penalty.  
4   Practicum ends (19 days).
7-11   Alternative Practicum Block #1.
14-18 March Break (Classes will bot be held).  
21   Alternative Practicum Block #2 begins.
     
April 2022
1   Alternative Practicum Block #2 ends (14 days).
4   Class Block #2 begins.
15 Good Friday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
19 Last date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Spring 2020 (tentative).  
29 Winter Term classes end. Class Block #2 ends (19 days. 43 days total in Winter Term. 2 days of classes will be made up in Winter Term).  
30 Winter Term ends.  
     
May 2022
1 Summer Term begins (EDU & ED3 sessions).  
1 Tuition fees are due in full for Summer Term. Except OSAP students.  
2   Summer 2 Practicum begins.
4   Summer 1 Introduction to the Program
(4-6 May).
9   Summer 1 Practicum begins.
23 Victoria Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
27   Summer 1 & 2 Practicum ends (14 days Summer 1, 19 days Summer 2).
30 Summer Term Break begins. Summer 1 & 2 Term Break begins.
     
June 2022
NOTE: Spring 2022 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in November 2021.  Refer to http://queensu.ca/registrar/convocation/ceremonies to view these dates.
3 Summer Term Break ends. Summer 1 & 2 Term Break ends.
6   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #1 begins.
14 Last date to add Summer Term classes.  
15 Last date to drop Summer Term classes without financial penalty.  
21 National Indigenous Peoples Day  
28 Last date to drop Summer Term classes without academic penalty.  
30   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #1 ends (19 days).
     
July 2022
1 Canada Day (University closed. Classes will not be held).  
4   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 begins.
12 Registration period for Fall and Winter classes begins (tentative).  
11-25 Dates to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2022 (tentative).  
29   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 classes end
(20 days).
     
August 2022
1 Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
5   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 final assignments
due.
31 Summer 1 & 2 Term ends (EDU & ED3).  
31-4 Sept   OEE: EDST 417 Field Camp (tentative).

Fees all Programs (BEd/DipEd Year)
$20 Professional Learning Days  

 

Program Tracks
$350 EDST 222AB FOCI 222AB Artist in Community Education
$200 EDST 260AB FOCI 260 AB Outdoor and Experiential Education

 

Technological Education
$100 CURR 360 CURR 361 CURR 368 CURR 369 FOCI 213 Materials Fee

 

Our vision of the graduate of Queen's University Faculty of Education is that of a critically reflective professional. Graduates are expected to integrate theoretical, practical, and experiential knowledge in the understanding and resolution of professional issues. We see the beginning teacher as an active agent in the development of a socially inclusive pedagogy aimed at social justice. In our vision, the critically reflective teacher is the one who asks questions that go beyond immediate pressures of daily practice, and who has a disposition to work in collaboration with other members of the profession and with all those involved in the education and development of all learners.

  • The program sustains a commitment to academic excellence and to learning how to learn, and reflects teaching as both an intellectual and practical activity, according to Queen's principles.
  • The program considers that all teacher candidates should possess the literacy and critical skills associated with an educated person.
  • The program promotes caring as a central value in the profession of teaching, and inclusivity as a fundamental pedagogical principle.
  • The program integrates the following domains: school context, curriculum, teaching and learning, assessment, evaluation and reporting, educational ends, purposes and values and their philosophical and historical grounds.
  • The following themes are embedded in the program: inclusivity and social justice; collaboration and leadership; the use of information and communication technologies in teaching and learning.
  • The program promotes the preparation of future educators who will address issues of sustainability in their classrooms by becoming environmentally aware, practicing resource conservation, and exploring new ways to minimize the impact of human beings on the environment.

Summary
  University-related Program-related
May 2022
1 Tuition fees are due in full for Summer Term. Except OSAP students.  
1 Summer Term begins (EDU session). Summer 2 Practicum begins.
4   Summer 1 Classes begin. Introduction to the Program (May 4-6).
9   Summer 1 Practicum begins.
14 Last date to add Summer Term classes.  
15 Last date to drop Summer Term classes without financial penalty.  
23 Victoria Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
27   Summer 1 & 2 Practicum ends (14 days Summer 1, 19 days Summer 2).
30 Summer Term break begins. Summer 1 & 2 Term break begins.
     
June 2022
NOTE: Spring 2022 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in Nov 2021. 
3 Summer Term break ends. Summer 1 & 2 Term break ends.
6   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #1 begins.
21 National Indigenous Peoples Day  
28
Last date to drop Summer Term classes without academic penalty.
 
30   Summer 1 & 2  Class Block #1 ends (19 days).
     
July 2022
1 Canada Day (classes will not be held).  
4   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 begins.
11-25 Dates to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2022 (tentative).  
12 Registration period for Fall and Winter classes begins (tentative).  
29   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 classes end
(20 days).
     
August 2022
1 Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
5 Summer Term ends. Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 final assignments
due.
24-28   OEE: EDST 417 Field Camp (tentative).
29   ACE Introduction (tentative).
29   Final Year Concurrent and Consecutive Fall Term  - Class Block #1 begins.
     
September 2022
1 Fall Term begins. (Note: Final Year Concurrent and Consecutive fall courses begin August 29)  
1 Tuition fees are due in full for Fall Term classes. Except OSAP students.  
5 Labour Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
19 Last date to add Fall Term and Fall-Winter Term classes.  
20 Last date to drop Fall Term and Fall-Winter Term classes without financial penalty.  
30 Deadline for payment of residence, UHIP and student activity fees.  
30   Class Block #1 ends (24 days).
     
October 2022
3   Practicum begins.
10 Thanksgiving Day (University closed.  Classes will not be held.)  
16 University Day.   
     
November 2022
NOTE: Fall 2022 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in May 2022.
1 Last date to drop Fall Term classes without academic penalty.  
11 Remembrance Day.  
18   Practicum ends (34 days total Fall Term).
21   Class Block #2 begins.
     
December 2022
1 First date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Spring 2022 (tentative).  
6 Commemoration Day (no classes).  
16 Last day of Fall Term classes. Class Block #2 ends (19 days, 43 days total in Fall Term).
31 Fall Term ends.  
     
January 2023
1 Winter Term begins.  
2 New Year's Day observed. (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
3 Winter Term Classes begin. Class Block #1 begins.
7 Tuition fees are due in full for Winter Term. Except OSAP students.  
13 Registration period for Winter classes ends (tentative).  
13 Last date to add Winter Term classes.  
16 Last date to drop Winter Term classes without financial penalty.  
     
February 2023
3   Class Block #1 ends (24 days).
6   Practicum begins.
20 Family Day. (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
     
March 2023
1 Last date to drop Winter Term and multi-Term classes without academic penalty.  
3   Practicum ends (19 days).
6-10   Alternative Practicum Block #1.
13-17 March Break (Classes will not be held).  
20   Alternative Practicum Block #2 begins.
31   Alternative Practicum Block #2 ends (14 days).
     
April 2023
3   Class Block #2 begins.
7 Good Friday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
19 Last date to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Spring 2022 (tentative).  
28 Winter Term classes end. Class Block #2 ends (19 days. 43 days total in Winter Term. 2 days of classes will be made up in Winter Term).  
30 Winter Term ends.  
     
May 2023
1 Summer Term begins (EDU & ED3 sessions).  
1 Tuition fees are due in full for Summer Term. Except OSAP students.  
1   Summer 2 Practicum begins.
3-5   Summer 1 Introduction to the Program
(May 3-5).
8   Summer 1 Practicum begins.
19 Last date to add Summer Term classes.  
22 Victoria Day (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
26   Summer 1 & 2 Practicum ends (14 days Summer 1, 19 days Summer 2).
29 Summer Term Break begins. Summer 1 & 2 Term Break begins.
     
June 2023
NOTE: Spring 2023 Convocation dates will be published by the Office of the University Registrar in November 2022.  
2 Summer Term Break ends. Summer 1 & 2 Term Break ends.
5   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #1 begins.
21 National Indigenous Peoples Day  
28 Last date to drop Summer Term classes without academic penalty.  
30   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #1 ends (19 days).
30 Canada Day Observed (University closed. Classes will not be held).  
     
July 2023
3   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 begins.
12 Registration period for Fall and Winter classes begins (tentative).  
10-24 Dates to apply in SOLUS to graduate in Fall 2023 (tentative).  
28   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 classes end
(20 days).
     
August 2023
5   Summer 1 & 2 Class Block #2 final assignments
due.
7 Civic Holiday (University closed. Classes will not be held.)  
31 Summer 1 & 2 Term ends (EDU & ED3).  

Fees all Programs (BEd/DipEd Year)
$40 Professional Learning Fee  

 

Program Tracks
$350 EDST 222AB FOCI 222AB Artist in Community Education
$450 EDST 260AB FOCI 260 AB Outdoor and Experiential Education

 

Technological Education
$105 CURR 360 CURR 361 CURR 368 CURR 369 FOCI 213 Materials Fee

 

Fine Arts - Concurrent Education undergraduate students only
$300 ARTF 101 (Materials fee)
$140 ARTF 102 (Materials fee)
$170 ARTF 265 (Materials fee)

Technological Education Multisession Program

Summer 2022
May 2-20 Practicum placement (3 weeks - at Host School or Employed TCoQR)
May 30-June 3 Summer 2 Term Break. Classes will not be held.
July 4-29 Summer Class Block (In-person learning on campus at Queen's University in Kingston)
Fall 2022 (dates tentative): Blended online and in-person learning in Markham
Sept 1 Fall term begins
Sept 16-18 Fall in-person Class Block 1 (in Markham)
Oct 3-28 Practicum placement (19 days - at Host School or Employed TCoQR)
Oct 14-16 Fall in-person Class Block 2 (in Markham)
Nov 18-20 Fall in-person Class Block 3 (in Markham)
Dec 31 Fall term ends
Winter 2023 (dates tentative): Blended online and in-person learning in Markham
Jan 1 Winer Term begins
Jan 13-15 Winter in-person Class Block 1 (in Markham)
Feb 6-March 3 Practicum placement (19 days at Host School or employed TCoQR)
March 13-17 March Break
March 24-26
Winter in-person Class Block 2 (in Markham)
April 14-16
Winter in-person Class Block 3 (in Markham)
April 30 Winter Term Ends

Summer 2022
May 6-8 Introduction to the program (on campus at Queen's University in Kingston)
May 9-27 Practicum placement PRAC 417 (14 days - at Host School)
June 3-5 and 24-26 Summer Class Block (In-person learning on campus at Queen's University in Kingston)
July 4-29 Summer Class Block (In-person learning on campus at Queen's University in Kingston)
August 31 Summer Term ends
Fall 2022: Blended online and in-person learning in Markham
Sept 1 Fall term begins
Sept 16-18 Fall in-person Class Block 1 (in Markham)
Oct 3-21 Practicum (14 days - at Host School or Employed TCoQR)
Oct 14-16 Fall in-person Class Block 2 (in Markham)
Oct 24-Nov 18 Practicum (20 days at Host School or Employed TCoQR)
Nov 18-20 Fall in-person Class Block 3 (in Markham)
Dec 31 Fall term ends
Winter 2023: Blended online and in-person learning in Markham
Jan 1 Winer Term begins
Jan 13-15 Winter in-person Class Block 1 (in Markham)
Feb 6-March 3 Practicum placement PRAC 437 (19 days at Host School or employed TCoQR)
March 13-17 March Break
March 24-26
Winter in-person Class Block 2 (in Markham)
April 14-16
Winter in-person Class Block 3 (in Markham)
April 30 Winter Term Ends
Summer 2023
July In-person learning at Queen's University in Kingston
Fall 2023 (dates tentative): Blended online and in-person learning in Markham
Sept 15-17 Fall in-person Class Block 1 (in Markham)
Oct Practicum placement PRAC 447 (4 weeks)
Oct 13-15 Fall in-person Class Block 2 (in Markham)
Nov 17-19 Fall in-person Class Block 3 (in Markham)
Winter 2024 (dates tentative): Blended online and in-person learning in Markham
Jan 12-14 Winter in-person Class Block 1 (in Markham)
Feb Practicum placement PRAC 467 (4 weeks)
March 22-24 Winter in-person Class Block 2 (in Markham)
April 19-21 Winter in-person Class Block 3 (in Markham)

ITEP - Community Based

Summer 2022
Early May Program Orientation at Community site
May Practicum placement PRAC 415 (3 weeks)
July 4-July 29 In-person learning on campus at Queen's University in Kingston
Fall 2022: Blended online and in-person learning
1 weekend in Sept In-person learning at Community site
Oct Practicum placement PRAC 425 (3 weeks)
1 weekend in Oct In-person learning at Community site
1 weekend in Nov In-person learning at Community site
Winter 2023: Blended online and in-person learning 
1 weekend in Jan In-person learning at Community site
Feb Practicum placement PRAC 435 (4 weeks)
1 weekend in March In-person learning at Community site
1 weekend in April In-person learning at Community site
Summer 2023
May-August No classes                           
Fall 2023: Blended online and in-person learning
1 weekend in Sept In-person learning at Community site
Oct Practicum placement PRAC 445 (4 weeks)
1 weekend in Oct In-person learning at Community site
1 weekend in Nov In-person learning at Community site
Winter 2024: Blended online and in-person learning
1 weekend in Jan In-person learning at Community site
1 weekend in March In-person learning at Community site
1 weekend in April In-person learning at Community site
Summer 2024: Blended online and in-person learning
May Practicum placement PRAC 465 (4 weeks)
1 weekend in June In-person learning at Community site
1 weekend in July In-person learning at Community site