Kindergarten and Elementary Education (Pédagogie de l’immersion française)

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
24.50 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:
  • English 603 (or French 601 for French CEGEP applicants)
  • CASPer Test: B.Ed applicants to Kindergarten/Elementary, Secondary, and TESL are required to complete this online assessment as a component of the selection process (see Additional Supporting Documents).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Professional Program

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
80.00% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • CASPer Test: B.Ed applicants to Kindergarten/Elementary, Secondary, and TESL are required to complete this online assessment as a component of the selection process (see Additional Supporting Documents).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Professional Program

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
80.00% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school;
  • BCASPer Test: B.Ed applicants to Kindergarten/Elementary, Secondary, and TESL are required to complete this online assessment as a component of the selection process (see Additional Supporting Documents).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Professional Program

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
B+ average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: English
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (in any two different subjects).
  • CASPer Test: B.Ed applicants to Kindergarten/Elementary, Secondary, and TESL are required to complete this online assessment as a component of the selection process (see Additional Supporting Documents).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Professional Program

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Professional Program

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

Do you have a passion for teaching and mentorship? Do you like working with children? Would you like to pursue a French-language career? If so, you may be the perfect fit for the B.Ed in Kindergarten and Elementary Education Pédagogie de l’immersion française (PIF). The program is an option embedded in the B.Ed Kindergarten and Elementary program (no additional credits are needed).

This program is designed for students who wish to teach in French immersion contexts and consists of 30 credits of French and second language education courses.

French Immersion is a common program across English schools in Quebec, and a very popular option across Canada. Opting for this program could increase your employability upon graduation.


Careers

An undergraduate degree in Kindergarten/Elementary Education with specialization in Pédagogie de l’Immersion Française (PIF) can lead you to a wide range of career options. Students who complete this program are qualified to teach in both English and French Immersion contexts. PIF teachers are in demand in Quebec, across Canada, and internationally. Many graduates choose to work in education, community programming, educational technology, curriculum development, and administration. You could be employed in public and private schools, community organizations, recreation centres, educational technology start-ups, and government.

You could become a professional:

  • French Immersion Teacher, Elementary School
  • Educational Technology Developer
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Education Policy Researcher

Student experience

Students in this program are supported by course instructors, advisors, and administrators in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE) as well as the Office of Internships and Student Affairs (ISA). In addition to being a part of a department that fosters a sense of community and mentorship, students also can benefit from the resources and events organized by the Education Undergraduate Student Society (EdUS). 

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Education.

Check the full admission requirements for information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required as part of your application.

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