Tag Archives | Teacher Education

Teacher Ed celebrates 10 years at UFV

Step into a school in the Fraser Valley, or even as far away as Egypt, and chances are you’ll find an alumnus of UFV Teacher Education program guiding young minds. A total of 381 new teachers have graduated from Teacher Education at UFV since the one-year program started in 2007. The program began with an […]

UFV adds secondary option for teacher education

Future teachers who want to teach at the secondary-school level will be able to earn their qualifications at the University of the Fraser Valley starting in July 2014. The secondary option is an addition to the elementary school option that has been offered at UFV since 2007. If you’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree, UFV’s […]

UFV Teacher Ed program prepares teachers with emphasis on social justice

Education is known to change lives. There is a program at UFV, however, that is especially transformative. People enter as students. They emerge as teachers. The Teacher Education program, now in its sixth year, recently moved to the Abbotsford campus from Chilliwack. The Teacher Education program (aka TEP) is a one-year post-degree program. Some of […]

Sheryl MacMath is UFV’s top teaching prof for 2012

If you think “MacMath” is a fitting name for a teacher, you’d be right. Dr. Sheryl MacMath is a faculty member of the Teacher Education program at UFV, and she is also the 2012 recipient of UFV’s Teaching Excellence award. This annual award recognizes not only the classroom aspect of teaching, but the behind-the-scenes work […]

UFV signs accord on Indigenous Education

  UFV recently joined more than 50 faculties of education across Canada in signing an Accord on Indigenous Education. The accord was signed to acknowledge the institutional awareness of aboriginal education issues and highlight a commitment to promoting integration of indigenous knowledge within teacher education programs. “This won’t be an on-the-shelf document, but a living […]