Bachelor of Primary Education Studies

Welcome and congratulations on being selected as a candidate in the Bachelor of Primary Education Studies degree. The following information is provided to assist you as you prepare to begin the program.

Important Information

Information that will be helpful to you as a new Teacher Candidate at CSU Ontario can be found here. This document will provide you with important information about preparing for your year at CSU.  A detailed schedule of the first two weeks of classes will be posted on this website before the commencement of the program in August.

The BPES Course Induction Booklet contains important information about the program and the CSU Ontario Student Handbook provides general information about being a CSU student.

Required Text List

The text list for Fall 2013 is now available, with additional information for ordering your books from A Different Drummer Books in Burlington. 

Technology skills

This letter is for all students to assist in initiating self-directed learning with regard to technology skills and applications. The letter includes a list of sites for online tutorials.

Please read the student Code of Computer Conduct for Ontario. Further information will be given during Orientation Week.

Best Buddies and You!

Best Buddies logoExpand your education by getting first hand experience in leadership and community development. Obtain valuable volunteer experience and learn life lessons.

Best Buddies is a friendship program, matching student volunteers and individuals with intellectual disabilities. Through these one-on-one matches, friendships develop and the participants learn about the importance of community involvement and inclusion.

Matches spend time together doing things that friends would normally do - talking about their day, going for coffee, watching movies, playing sports - whatever they both enjoy! And the entire group gets together for fun activities.

Working with 'Community Living Burlington', CSU is excited to present this opportunity to its students. For more information, download the brochure (2.7Mb PDF) or check out the Best Buddies web site, and be sure to attend the information session in Orientation week.

Calendar

Click for a 2013-2014 BPES calendar 114Kb [PDF]

The Bachelor of Primary Education Studies is offered under the written consent of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities for the period from June 17, 2010 to June 17, 2015. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g. acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions).

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