Local Employment Requirements
A bachelor's degree in education is required. In P.E.I. it is mandatory to be certified by the Department of Education in order to use the title "teacher' or to practice as a certified teacher.
There are often specific abilities, aptitudes and knowledge that are prerequisites to obtain employment in an occupation.
Most employers who advertise are looking for workers who have the following experience and skills:
Teach students using lessons, discussions, audio-visual presentations and field trips. Prepare courses for presentation to students according to approved curriculum. Identify childrens' individual learning needs.
Supervise teacher assistants.
Working with others, oral communication, reading text, writing, problem solving, job task planning and organizing, critical thinking, decision making and numeracy.
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The Bachelor of Education Degree in Human Resource Management and the Certificate in Adult Education programs are jointly offered by Holland College and the University of Prince Edward Island. Both can be completed on a part time basis.
For more information, contact Holland College at:
140 Weymouth Street
Charlottetown PEI C1A 4Z1
Study Abroad Canada:
The certificate course in teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL) is a comprehensive introduction to the field of TESL. The course includes theory and its practical application. It is an approximately three month program.
For more information contact:
Study Abroad Canada
179 Queen St, PO Box 3231
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4B4
Toll Free: 1 (877) 779-8375 Phone: (902) 628-2379
University of Prince Edward Island:
The Bachelor of Education (BEd) is a two-year post-degree program consisting of 20 three hour credit courses in education. A B.Ed is also offered in French Education as well as a Bachelor of Education in Human Resource Development.
A Master of Education in Leadership in Learning is also offered that is designed to provide experienced educators with the knowledge and skills required to become effective educational leaders. PhD in Educational Studies is also offered.
A Bachelor of Education (BEd.) with a concentration in Kindergarten is also offered in English and French.
For further information contact:
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4P3
Phone: (902) 628-4353 or 1 800 606-8734