This Master of Education program will introduce teachers, school administrators, school district staff, leaders in post secondary education, and educators in community-based organizations such as law enforcement, human rights organizations, public legal education agencies, etc. to current issues that encompass and interweave the themes of justice, law, and ethics in education.
In particular the program will introduce participants to:
- the Canadian legal system and relevant case law, provincial and federal statutes;
- conflict resolution strategies;
- school law issues;
- ways of teaching law and justice-related education;
- inclusion and diversity challenges and solutions;
- race and gender issues;
- media (mis)representations;
- ethical perspectives and dilemmas;
- the ethics of care;
- critical pedagogy;
- and other relevant issues such as cyber-bullying and violence in schools and in the community.
The program’s focus is both theoretical and practical and is informed by the work of the Centre for Education, Law and Society (CELS).
More detailed information about the program is available here: http://www.sfu.ca/education/gs/degreediploma/masters/ci-jle2014.html
Upcoming information sessions:
Mon Feb 24 at SFU HARBOUR CENTRE CAMPUS, Vancouver, Room 7000 (RSVP here)
Tues Feb 25 at SFU SURREY CAMPUS, Room 2985 (RSVP here)