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


Program Format

The Master of Education (MEd) program is designed for practicing educators in the post-secondary system. This two-year degree offers the opportunity to obtain a high quality Masters degree in your local community through a schedule geared to the working professional.

  • Focused on improvement of practice through the study of educational theory, philosophy and practice.
  • The program is co-designed to flexibly accommodate the demanding lifestyles and schedules of today's educational professionals.
  • Cohort-based with seven 5-unit courses over six terms.
  • Classes meet every second or third weekend on Friday evening and Saturdays at the program location.
  • 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.



Students complete:

EDUC 816-5    Developing Educational Programs and Practices for Diverse Educational Settings

Developing Educational Programs and Practices for Diverse Educational Settings

EDUC 816

Investigates theories and issues associated with developing educational programs and practices in various educational contexts. Addresses the development of new programs and their implementation in schools and other educational settings.

EDUC 822-5    Evaluation of Educational Programs

Evaluation of Educational Programs

EDUC 822

Processes used in program evaluation; including test and other measurement devices; and political, social and philosophical issues relating to the evaluation of educational programs.

EDUC 823-5    Curriculum and Instruction in an Individual Teaching Speciality

Curriculum and Instruction in an Individual Teaching Speciality

EDUC 823

An intensive examination of developments in a curriculum area selected by the student. In addition the course will deal with major philosophical and historical factors that influence the present state and future directions of curriculum and instruction.

EDUC 830-5    Implementation of Educational Programs

Implementation of Educational Programs

EDUC 830

Problems and practices associated with innovation and implementation including the nature of change in the educational context, the roles of teachers, administrators, change agents, and evaluators.

EDUC 806-5    Selected Problems in Higher Education

EDUC 806-5

This course is determined in context with the program.

EDUC 904-5    Fieldwork III

Fieldwork III 

EDUC 904-5

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
The Faculty Sponsor will provide further information regarding the Fieldwork course.


EDUC 883-5    MEd Comprehensive Examination

MEd Comprehensive Examination

EDUC 883

The examination is graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

* Program courses and order of delivery may be subject to change.

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