Physical Education

APPLICATIONS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED FOR MOST ON-CAMPUS SECONDARY SPECIALIZATIONS. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.

StFX is offering an off-campus BEd program in partnership with Chignecto-Central Regional Center for Education starting September 1, 2019. This three year program consists of six courses per year offered on weekends and evenings, plus a five week full-time practicum in years one and two and two practica in the final year. Applications will be accepted until April 30 for this cohort. If you are applying for this cohort, please indicate this on your application. For further information please contact Garnet Patterson gpatters@stfx.ca

As a specialist discipline, physical education requires that prospective students meet recognized national standards. We are the lead institution for the preparation of physical education teachers in Nova Scotia. Our physical education teachers are prepared in the teaching of physical education, outdoor education, and health education. The Faculty of Education accepts approximately 20 physical education specialists across the elementary, middle, and secondary education programs. These graduates are actively recruited for their holistic leadership abilities across the health, physical, and outdoor education spectrum.