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Do you want to be a teacher? Following the completion of your undergraduate degree, you have the option of continuing on to each your Bachelor of Education degree which will prepare you to become an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT). Redeemer's B.Ed. degree is an accredited two-year program, that is based out of a Christian perspective and provides significant opportunities for learning and practicing classroom skills, preparing graduates the opportunity to teach in a wide variety of schools including public, Catholic, and independent Christian schools.

The admission process for the B.Ed. program has a different application, admission process, and program requirements.

The Bachelor of Education degree is offered as a post-graduate degree program. Students must first complete, or be in the process of completing their undergraduate degree before applying to the education program.

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Right from the start, your undergraduate degree at Redeemer provides a clear pathway into the Bachelor of Education program following graduation.

You'll build upon the solid Christian foundation of your degree, preparing you to be a compassionate teacher and leader of your future classrooms.



Beyond the Classroom

Teacher candidates will have the opportunity for practice in various settings including public, Catholic, independent religious and independent non-religious, Indigenous, and international schools. You will spend a minimum of 110 days of practice teaching in at least four different school settings, which is above the provincial requirement.

Explore the benefits of Experiential Learning

After Redeemer

Alumni of Redeemer’s education program are making a positive impact in our society and in our communities.

Alumni have gone on to careers as...

  • Educational Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Post-secondary Education
  • School Board Leadership & Administration
  • Secondary School Teacher

Alumni have done further studies to earn...

  • M.Ed.
  • MA in Music Education
  • Diploma in Autism and Behavioural Sciences
  • EdD in Philosophy of Education
  • MDiv in Christian Education

Want to know more about Redeemer’s Education program?

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Education Stories

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Reflecting a Complex God

Dr. Terry Loerts, associate professor of education, is exploring a multiliteracies pedagogy, the concept of using a range of media, modes and perspectives in teaching...

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Instilling Awe and Wonder

Two Redeemer alumni share their experiences with classical education through teaching positions at Oak Hill Academy in Ancaster.

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Transformative Care in the Classroom

Dr. Sean Schat, assistant professor of education, advocates the necessity of educational care for students and teachers alike.

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Advancing Inclusive Classrooms

Dr. Kimberly Maich ’93, Redeemer’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, is making an impact on special education and the experiences of students with Autism...

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Program Preview: Education

Students becoming teachers

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Learning a New Literacy

Dr. Christina Belcher, Professor and Chair of the Department of Education, provides an update on her research and exploration of visual literacy with Redeemer's B.Ed....

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Redeemer Education Program Renews Accreditation

In 2018, Redeemer renewed its general accreditation with the Ontario College of Teachers for the Bachelor of Education program.

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Four Sisters, Four Alumni, Four Professions

Sisters and alumni — Elise, Maria, Carola and Loretta Vanderspek — have careers that span the professional sphere: an accountant, a lawyer, a doctor and a teacher.

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Choosing Hope over Despair

Education program alumni Cloé Brügger ’15 and Catherine McGeorge ’17 are learning to overcome challenges while teaching in Honduras.

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