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International Focus at the Faculty of Education, Vancouver Island University

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The Faculty of Education at Vancouver Island University provides students with international opportunities either through international field experience placements or a semester abroad. The VIU Faculty of Education also offers a Master of Education in Leadership cohort for international students. Read more about the international masters' cohort in "Option 3- Compresed Time (The Bike Path)".

Our Initial Teacher Education Programs have placed students in countries such as:

  • Belize
  • China
  • Egypt
  • Ghana
  • Korea
  • Thailand

More about international practical placements. During a recent practicum, a group of VIU initial teacher education students with 2 faculty, Paige Fisher and Ron Sandland, travelled to Ghana where they joined the faculty and students of Tema Ridge school.

Image of School Assembly at Tema Ridge School in Ghana.