Early Childhood Education

M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education Cohort 

This M.Ed. cohort is designed to bring experienced educators together for a two-year cross-disciplinary graduate program. The courses will focus on current issues and trends in early childhood education and will address a range of theories that guide early childhood studies. 

M.A. & PhD

Research focused programmes in Educational Studies with an Early Childhood focus. Students are asked to consider the expertise of faculty members in the area and working together with their supervisor, develop an individualized programme of study designed to culminate in a substantial research contribution to the field. Faculty in Early Childhood Education are interested in the following areas: 

Expertise of faculty within the area (for MA & PhD) 

  • Early literacy
  • International early childhood collaborations
  • Global citizenship
  • Indigenous knowledge systems
  • Community-based research

For expression of interest in this cohort please contact edcigrad@uvic.ca 

Graduate Area Advisor

Graduate Area Advisor, Dr. Kathy Sanford
Telephone: (250) 721-7804
Email: 
Fax: (250) 721-7598
Office: MacLaurin A526

Contact information

Fariba Ardestani
Graduate Program Secretary
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Faculty of Education, University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC, Victoria, BC Canada V8W 2Y2
Telephone: 250-721-7882
Fax: 250-721-7598
Email: