Elementary Focus

Applications for the on-campus program are now being accepted for the elementary program and for some secondary specializations for the 2022/2023 academic year.  Please contact us if you have inquiries regarding the on-campus program.

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering a new off-campus Bachelor of Education cohort in cooperation with the South Shore Regional Centre for Education, beginning in September, 2022.  This cohort will have an elementary focus and will have in person classes located in Chester Basin at Forest Heights Community School. Please contact us if you have inquiries regarding the off-campus programs.  Applications for this program will continue to be accepted until May 20.

 

For the latest information on StFX’s response to COVID-19, please visit www.stfx.ca/coronavirus.

For further information please contact the Program Manager by telephone at 1-902-867-2402 or by email at gpatters@stfx.ca


Elementary education students must prepare to teach a wide range of subject fields due to the nature of the public elementary schools of Nova Scotia.

Elementary Education Stream (P-6) Requirements

Social Studies 9 university credit hours from any or a combination of: Geography, Political Science, Classics, Anthropology, Mi'kmaq Studies, Acadian Studies, History, Law, African Canadian Studies, Sociology, Philosophy, Economics.

Science 6 university credit hours of any or a combination of: Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geology/Earth Science, Oceanography, Physics, Interdisciplinary Studies in Science.

Math 6 university credit hours of mathematics. Three of the six must include investigation of fundamental concepts and ideas.

English/French 6 university credit hours in the subject English if your first degree was delivered in English, 6 university credit hours in the subject French if your first degree was delivered in French.

Developmental Psychology You must have a course in Developmental Psychology (3 or 6 credit).

Contact the Bachelor of Education Program Manager