Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Studies in Education
Advanced Professional Studies within the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University is currently offering Graduate Diploma Programs (GDE) for Fall 2023. In particularly, there are 2 programs that you might be interested in:
Graduate Diploma in Advanced Professional Studies in Education (GDE) programs are designed in collaboration with BC school districts for educators whose primary focus is school-based practice. The Graduate Diploma in Education provides educators with an extended professional development opportunity focusing on inquiry and professional questions of interest. These theme-based specialized programs are experiential and participatory and focus on educational practice within school-based settings. They allow educators to “live the work” in a collaborative learning community, with the support of colleagues, mentors, and instructors. Completion of the two-year diploma allows teachers to upgrade their TQS category.