The Faculty of Educationat UBC collaborates with universities and other partners in the Asia-Pacific region to offer credit and non-credit programs, such as the following:
Master of Museum Education (MMEd) Program with Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai, China: this program is for students who wish to pursue careers as educators in science, history, art and cultural museums.
Master of Education (MEd) Program in Curriculum Studies with Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China: This program will enable students to take courses in a variety of areas including Mathematics Education, Science Education, Art Education, Curriculum Theory, etc. Other areas of specialization supported by faculty members at both EDCP and NENU will be offered.
Joint Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) with Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan: Japanese students take 6 credits of coursework at UBC in the summer and an LLED instructor delivers 9 credits of coursework in Japan in the following summer.
UBC Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education with Beijing Teachers Training Center for Higher Education, China: This program is offered to early-career faculty members from Beijing-area post-secondary institutions.
Research and educational activities with the Office of Chinese Language Council (Hanban) in Beijing, China: Offered through the Centre for Research in Chinese Language and Literacy Education (CRCLLE) based in the Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED).
Numerous Faculty of Education research projects also involve partners in the Asia-Pacific Region. For more details, visit the International Initiatives webpage.