Faculty of Education

REGULATIONS FOR THE DIPLOMA IN NATIVE AND NORTHERN EDUCATION IN LABRADOR (T.E.P.L.)

1) A Teacher Education Programme in Labrador, T.E.P.L., is offered by the Faculty of Education with Options in Classroom Teacher or Core Language Teacher.

2) Admission to the TEPL programme requires a regular application for admission to Memorial University of Newfoundland and a special application for admission to the programme. Application forms may be obtained from the Office of Native and Northern Teacher Education Programmes, Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NF, A1B 3X8.

3) A candidate for admission to this programme must normally be a speaker of either Innu-aimun or Inuktitut and meet the General Admission Requirements of the University as outlined in the Calendar.

4) To be eligible for the Diploma in Native and Northern Education, a candidate shall complete a total of 60 credit hours as follows:

The following 30 credit hours are required for both Option A - Classroom Teacher and Option B - Core Language Teacher.

- Education 2022 or 2032. The Teaching of Inuttut or The Teaching of Innu-aimun.

- Education 2655. Recognizing and Protecting Children's Needs.

- Education 3001. Supervised Practice Teaching in Native Schools I.

- Education 3002. Supervised Practice Teaching in Native Schools II.

- Education 3321. Native Literature.

- Education 4220 or 4230. The Teaching of Inuttut I or the Teaching of Innu-aimun I.

- English 1030. Writing.

- Linguistics 1030. Reading and Writing in Innu-aimun I or Linguistics 2023. Reading and Writing in Inuttut.

- Linguistics 1031. Reading and Writing in Innu-aimun II or Linguistics 2022. Issues in Oral Innuttut.

- Linguistics 2020 or 2030. Introduction to Inuttut I or the Introduction to Innu-aimun (Montagnais/Naskapi) I.

*** Course numbers to be determined by the Faculty of Arts

5) For Option A - Classroom Teacher - the following thirty hours are compulsory in addition to those in 4.) above.

- Education 2182. An introduction to the Teaching of Science in the Primary and Elementary grades.

- Education 2194. Physical Education in the Primary and Elementary Grades.

- Education 2200. Language Arts.

- Education 2350. An Introduction to the Teaching of Mathematics in the Primary and Elementary Grades.

- Education 3007. Teaching Strategies in Native and Northern Schools.

- Education 3140. Creative Arts.

- Education 3281. Tests and Measurements.

- Education 3961. Social Studies in Native and Northern Schools.

- Education 4330. Curriculum and Instruction in Native and Northern Schools I.

- Sociology/Anthropology 2220. Labrador Society and Culture.

- Professional Seminars. This is a non-credit component which is compulsory and will include seminars dealing with topics such as: Classroom Management, Organizational Skills, Healing, Computer Training and Resource Development.

6) For Option B - Core Language Teacher - the following thirty credit hours are compulsory in addition to those in 4) above.

- Education 2035. The Teaching of History and Culture of Labrador Innu and Inuit.

- Education 2036. The Teaching of Aboriginal Issues.

- Education 2037. Aboriginal Drama.

- Education 2038. Aboriginal Music and Art.

- Education 2039. Cultural Camp.

- Education 2041. Oral Communications.

- Education 3007. Teaching Strategies in Native and Northern Schools.

- Education 4221 or 4231. The Teaching of Inuttut II or the Teaching of Innu-aimun II.

- Education 4330. Curriculum and Instruction in Native and Northern Schools I.

- Linguistics 2021 or 2031. The Structure of Innuttut II or the Structure of Innu-aimun II.

- Professional Seminars. This is a non-credit component which is compulsory and will include seminars dealing with topics such as: Classroom Management, Organizational Skills, Healing, Computer Training, and Resource Development.

NOTE: Courses designated for the TEPL programme (designated by T) are intended for students registered in this programme, but may be opened to other students upon permission of the Office of Undergraduate Student Services.


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