Department of Elementary Education

About Us

The Department of Elementary Education takes pride in its distinguished graduates. Our continuing and sessional faculty offer expertise in subject areas such as Mathematics, Language and Literacy, Science, Music, Physical Education, Art, and Social Studies, as well as Curriculum and Instructional Studies, Second Language and ESL, Teacher-Librarianship, Teacher Education, and Early Childhood Education.

Committed to excellence

The Department encourages collegial and collaborative relationships within and beyond the Faculty. It recognizes the importance of nurturing a sense of community among its staff and students, and professionals in the field.

One of the largest of its kind in Canada

There are approximately 1700 students enrolled in the undergraduate program and approximately 200 full-time and part-time graduate students enrolled in the master's and doctoral programs.

Research centres

The Department of Elementary Education has administrative responsibility for three centres: Child Study Centre, Centre for Research for Teacher Education and Development, Canadian Centre for Research on Literacy.