Curriculum & Instruction: Post-Secondary (VCC) MEd - Spring 2022


Collaboratively developed by Simon Fraser University (SFU) and Vancouver Community College (VCC). Both institutions have a commitment to the improvement of teaching and learning in higher education and a desire to foster community engagement in the Province of British Columbia.   

This two-year program is designed to fill the consistent demand for upgrading of qualifications for both academic and non-academic instructors. The program focuses on issues pertaining to theoretical, practical, and research-based aspects of this area of study. 

Learning goals:

  • Evaluate and contribute to relevant educational knowledge and theory
  • Critically understand and apply relevant methods of educational research
  • Apply and refine diverse educational practices
  • Communicate, in various modalities, in accord with the expectations of their discipline
  • Act with responsibility and initiative in both scholarly and professional capacities
  • Enact values of ethical educational engagement, including international engagement, community engagement, and engagement among diverse identities and within marginalized constituencies.

Ideally Suited For:

Both new and current instructors that are engaged in post-secondary, adult education, or similar areas of education.

  • Location: Vancouver Community College
  • Classes: Fri. (4:30–9:00) + Sat. (8:30–4:30)/every 2-3weeks
  • Start Term: Spring 2022 (January)
  • End Term: Fall 2023 (September)
  • Applications Open: March 1, 2021
  • Application Status: Closed
  • Tuition 2021/22*: $3,150.84/term
    *Subject to estimated 2% fee increase each September.



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