Faculty of Education

Bachelor of Education/Diploma in Education

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Widen Your World

A Bachelor of Education or Diploma in Education from Western University gives you one of Canada's most recognized degrees in Education and beyond. Our graduates go on to work in diverse fields. National and international employers recognize the knowledge, competence and skills that Western Education students can offer.

The Bachelor of Education/Diploma in Education is a full-time, in-class program that runs from September until mid-May and features core courses in social foundations of education, educational psychology and special education, and curriculum and pedagogy. It also includes elective choices, professional development and career search support, and a practicum which features our unique "Transition to Professional Practice" component at the end of the academic year.

Our student experience consistently ranks among Canada’s best. The university is prestigious yet inclusive, situated in London, Ontario, a city as vibrant and multicultural as the students who call it home.

Program Options

We offer four exciting program streams in Teacher Education. Your academic background, life and work experience, personal interests, professional goals, and ability to develop a rapport with particular age groups all play a role in deciding which stream is right for you. From the moment we receive your application you benefit from the support of a close, caring community. Learning takes place in small groups where faculty and students help you develop the skills you need for success. We’re happy to help you select and apply for our programs. Call us today.


Primary-Junior (Junior Kindergarten to Grade 6) & PJ FSL

This program features Curriculum and Pedagogy courses in the core elementary curriculum areas of language arts, mathematics, science and technology, social studies, visual arts, music, and health and physical education. A special focus in Early Years Education is available.

Junior-Intermediate (Grades 4-10)

This program also features Curriculum and Pedagogy courses in the core elementary curriculum areas of language arts, mathematics, science and technology, social studies, visual arts, music, and health and physical education. You will also enroll in a specialized curriculum course in your teaching subject.

Intermediate-Senior (Grades 7-12)

Complete two full courses dedicated to Curriculum and Pedagogy in your teaching subject areas as well as additional co-curricular courses. A special focus in Teaching Adolescents is available.

Technological Education (Grades 9-12)

Complete two full courses dedicated to Curriculum and Pedagogy and instructional strategies in your teaching subject area.