TEACHER EDUCATION SCHOOL FACTS

  • Starting with only three professors, in 1942 University of Alberta's Faculty of Education became the first education faculty in Canada.


  • Blue Quills First Nations College offered the first post-secondary program designed to train Native teachers.


  • The largest single individual donation ever made to the UBC Faculty of Education--1 million dollars--was given by an anonymous donor.


  • In 1970, St. Joseph's Children's Centre established the first Atlantic Canadian Program in Early Childhood Education.