The undergraduate programs in Secondary Education prepare students as middle school and high school teachers in English, Mathematics, or Social Studies. For international students coming into the UK for secondary education, it is common to either enter at the age of 11 or wait until the age of 13 and have one year in the school before starting the two-year GCSE program which will run from 14 to 16 years old.
In Germany the term secondary school” refers to institutions offering courses leading to the Certificate of Maturity” (the Reifezeugnis ), a qualification for entrance to an institution of higher education The Realschule offers pupils further general education, some prevocational courses, and English-language study.
You will cover areas such as planning, implementing and evaluating learning experiences and programs; the curriculum learning areas; classroom management and teaching strategies; theories of learning; Indigenous education; and teaching children with diverse leaning needs.
The graduate studies program in the College of Education offers opportunities to advance your education in the areas of educational administration (leadership), educational foundations (social justice, Aboriginal, anti-racist, and lifelong and ecological education), educational psychology and special education (school counselling, special education, and applied measurement and evaluation), and educational curriculum (teacher librarian, educational communications, and technology and curriculum).
You’ll take education courses for a teaching license while majoring in one of many possible concentrations: business, chemistry, English, English as a new language, journalism, life sciences, math, music, Spanish, physical education, physics, social studies, theater or visual art.