Established in 1952, the Faculty of Education prepares teachers for Manitoba classrooms.
Beginning as a liberal arts college, Brandon College was founded in 1899. Training for high school teachers was added in 1952 and then expanded to include training for elementary teachers in 1955. Brandon University was established in 1967 and the Education Building was erected the same year. The Bachelor of Teaching program was added in 1969 and the first graduates of the program received their degrees in 1971.
The Faculty of Education has a tradition of commitment to serving rural, northern and Indigenous students. It provides a range of degree programs at the undergraduate level: the Bachelor of Education After Degree (BEdAD), the integrated Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (BA/BEd), the Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Education (BMus/BEd), and the Bachelor of Physical Education Studies (BPES). In addition, the affordable and accessible graduate program – Master of Education (MEd) is available with specialization areas in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Inclusive Education, and Counselling. The Faculty of Education also includes the Centre for Aboriginal and Rural Education Studies (CARES) and the Program for the Education of
Native Teachers (PENT).
Our Academic Plan establishes priorities, identifies actions, provides indicators of success, and is revisited and revised annually.
The Faculty of Education is comprised of a number of departments including Educational Administration, Curriculum and Pedagogy, Educational Psychology and Student Services, Physical Education Studies, Joint Department of Music Education and Graduate Studies and Field Research.
A full listing of Faculty of Education Administrative and Undergraduate Program Policies.