Graduate Certificate in Non-Indigenous Teaching

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Graduate Certificate in Non-Indigenous Teaching

The goal of this program is offer professional development for in-service non-Indigenous teachers supporting their growth as more effective teachers in First Nations and Inuit communities. The program addresses subjects of particular interest and need in First Nations and Inuit schools, such as cultural socialization, culturally appropriate teaching strategies, second-language teaching, and the history of Indigenous cultures and peoples.

Admission Requirements

  1. An undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum standing equivalent to a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of a possible 4.0, or a grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 out of 4.0 in the last two years of full-time studies.
  2. A TOEFL minimum score of 86 (iBT; 550 on the PBT) for non-Canadian students from countries where English is not the first language and who have not completed a degree taught in English from a recognized university.

Applicants will normally be employed as a teacher by the OFNIE partner, who will in turn recommend the candidate. The final decision for acceptance of candidates rests with McGill.

Further information may be obtained from:

  • Program Coordinator
  • Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE)
  • Telephone: 514-398-4527, ext. 094476
  • Email: andrea.nguyen [at] mcgill.ca
  • Website: www.mcgill.ca/dise
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Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.); Non-Indigenous Teaching (15 credits)

This 15-credit Graduate Certificate Program offers professional development for in-service non-Indigenous teachers supporting their growth as more effective teachers in First Nations and Inuit communities. The program addresses subjects of particular interest and need in First Nations and Inuit schools, such as cultural socialization, culturally appropriate...

For more information, see Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) Non-Indigenous Teaching (15 credits).

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