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BEd - Concurrent | How to Apply

High School Applicants - Direct Entry to the BEd Program

  1. Current Ontario high school applicants apply through the OUAC on the 101 application. Select both the York Faculty that you are applying to and the BEd program.
    • Students must submit their application for admissions to the OUAC by mid-January to be considered for this program.
    • Current high school applicants studying outside of Ontario (including out-of-province and international high school students) or students who have completed their high school diploma but have not attended a post-secondary institution need to apply through the OUAC on the 105 application. After applying through the 105 OUAC application and receiving a York reference number, applicants must submit the Faculty of Education BEd Direct Entry Concurrent Form (PDF)Deadline to apply is February 1, 2022.
  2. Complete the Supplementary Form and the Online Letter of Recommendation (LOR)
    • All BEd Direct Entry applicants are required to submit an online supplementary form which includes:
      • Experience profile
      • Experience summary
      • Personal statement
      • Two online letters of recommendation.
    • As well, all applicants who submit the online supplementary form will be required to pay a $50.00 non-refundable processing fee.
      • Information on the online supplementary form and payment process will be available on MyFile when filling out the online supplementary form.

Please be advised that programs in the Faculty of Education are intended to be delivered on campus or in official offsite locations in Toronto; community placements can only be completed in partner organizations and school placements can only be completed at partners school boards, which are located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Although mandated restrictions resulting from covid-19 have required classes to run online in the 2020-21 academic year, all students should be prepared to commute to campus for in-person classes and to complete in-person placements in partner Boards when classes resume on campus. It is an expectation that students attend all classes in their scheduled format (whether online, blended or in-person) and complete their school and community-based placements where they are assigned in order to complete degree requirements.   

All Direct Entry BEd applicants will receive an acknowledgement email from the Faculty of Education, Student Services end of January with information and the steps to submitting the online supplementary form and online referees.

Applicants to the Direct Entry model of the BEd who have submitted all required documents by the deadline date stated on MyFile and received an offer of admission to their Faculty of choice will advance to the Education Admissions committee review. Decisions will be sent out by the second week of May.

Glendon BEd (French as a Second Language)

Glendon BA French Studies students wishing to be considered for the Glendon Bachelor of Education, French as a Second Language (FSL) will apply while in their final year of their BA French Studies program or have already completed the BA degree. Application is through the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre (Teacher Education Application Services)  www.ouac.on.ca.  Deadline December 1, 2021.

  • Glendon students enter the program if pursuing a general degree (90.00 credits) with teaching level Primary/Junior or Junior/Intermediate, or if pursuing an honours degree (120.00 credits) with teaching level Primary/Junior, Junior/Intermediate or Intermediate/Senior prior to September 2022.
  • Glendon students interested in Junior/Intermediate or Intermediate/Senior are required to have French Studies as their Glendon major to meet the French teachable requirement.

Please note that space is limited. For more information regarding eligibility, see the Academic Calendar (Go to: 'Degree Requirements', 'Faculty-Wide Degree Requirements', then 'BEd – Concurrent and Consecutive Program Models',  'French as a Second Language – Glendon campus').

FRANCOPHONE CULTURE CREDITS

Glendon’s Bachelor of Education program emphasizes excellent French language proficiency and an in-depth understanding of francophone cultures. To satisfy the francophone cultural component of the program, prior to entering the BEd program, it is mandatory that Glendon students will have participated in either a one-year study program in a francophone context or they will have completed 12 credits in courses related to francophone culture.  Please consult the Francophone Culture Credits List for up-to-date course offerings.

Furthermore, students may be asked to write a French proficiency test in January.