Experiential education a big part of Master of Leadership and Community Engagement professional degree program
The Master of Leadership and Community Engagement (MLCE) is a part-time interdisciplinary cohort-based Master’s program that brings together professionals from varied education contexts to learn together how to best serve their immediate communities.
A new Educational Studies capstone course created by Faculty of Education Professor Celia Popovic is broadening students’ horizons into possible careers in educational policymaking, the psychology of education, teaching and adult education.
Gissela Avila, an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Education at York University, talks about the enormous benefits offered by her community placement. For Avila, it was the joy found in the unexpected that affirmed her passion for teaching.
In the media: What kind of jobs are going to be available for students in community leadership programs in a post-Covid world?
With more than 60% of Canadians reporting they are evaluating their current careers — and almost one-in three yearning to do something more meaningful and fulfilling post-pandemic — the Faculty of Education anticipates interest in its Masters of Leadership and Community Engagement degree program (MLCE) will be at an all-time high this year.