CSU's Bachelor of Primary Education Studies focuses on developing practical and professional skills based on theoretical and conceptual understandings of teaching, preparing graduates for careers in education.
At CSU Ontario, teacher candidates will learn cutting-edge teaching methods in a supportive environment. The Bachelor of Primary Education Studies focuses on the Ontario curriculum, the theoretical underpinnings of elementary education, the Ontario College of teachers’ standards of practice, and is progressive in the areas of critical thinking, enquiry, differentiation, issues of equity, social justice, cultural diversity and the development of effective learning communities. As a result, our graduates are held in high regard by school administrators in Ontario education communities. To support our students’ efforts in seeking employment, they are provided with workshops about job preparation strategies, resume writing, interview skills and a career fair.
The Bachelor of Primary Education Studies aims to:
demonstrate an entry level understanding of professional teacher practice
communicate and interact effectively with children and individuals of other age groups
demonstrate an accurate understanding of the way children learn
understand the characteristics, needs and interests of children
create a positive model of learning in stimulating environments
develop a commitment to justice and equity, and to treat children accordingly
enhance an understanding and respect for our cultural heritage, including the particular cultural background of Indigenous and ethnic groups
evolve a personal philosophy of education based on a sound body of knowledge of theory and its relationship with practice, and to think reflectively about this relationship
value the pursuit of scholarly and intellectual endeavours.
1 year full-time on campus
To graduate from the Bachelor of Primary Education Studies, students must satisfactorily complete 256 points, which comprises coursework and the credit package granted upon admission.
To study this course, you will need to indicate your likelihood of success through previous studies and other attainments and experience.
When weighing up the costs of study, consider the benefits of having the qualification you need to achieve your personal and professional goals.
The Bachelor of Primary Education Studies program is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities for the period from 17 June 2010 to 17 June 2015. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the programs and the degrees will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions).
1 year full-time on campus
Canadian students only