Organized by region, this edited collection provides a comprehensive look at how teacher education has evolved regionally and nationally in Canada. Offering an in-depth look at specific provinces and territories, this volume contextualizes the landscape of Canadian public education and the place of teacher education within it. Shedding light on the ways Canadian teacher education was shaped by and in turn influenced its environment, contributors evaluate the current state of education and consider themes, tensions, and historical developments, presenting a view of teacher education that encompasses both its future and its past. A significant contribution to the field of curriculum history, this book offers a benchmark for conversations about the purposes, means, and ends of teacher education in Canada.

chapter 2|16 pages

The Canadian Landscape

Provinces, Territories, Nations, and Identities

chapter 3|18 pages

Rising Like the Thunderbird

The Reclamation of Indigenous Teacher Education

chapter 4|18 pages

Reading, Writing, and Religion

The History of Teacher Education in Newfoundland and Labrador

chapter 5|15 pages

Conquest, Controversy, and Consolidation

A History of Teacher Education on Prince Edward Island

chapter 6|17 pages

Unsettling “Old Ways”

Matter or Method, Relevance or Standards in Nova Scotia Teacher Education, 1855 to the Present

chapter 7|17 pages

Thwarted Ambitions

Teacher Education in New Brunswick

chapter 8|14 pages

The Struggle for a Profession

Teacher Education in Quebec

chapter 9|19 pages

Reconciling 170 Years of Settler Curriculum Policies

Teacher Education in Ontario

chapter 10|15 pages

Understanding Curriculum

The History of Initial Teacher Education in Manitoba

chapter 12|18 pages

Exploring Nuances

Teacher Education History in Alberta

chapter 13|18 pages

Dreaming of Modern Design

Considering Curriculum History of Teacher Education in British Columbia

chapter 14|18 pages

Teacher Education in and for the North

Programs and Place in Northwest Territories and Nunavut

chapter 15|10 pages

Teacher Education in the Yukon

Together Today for Our Children Tomorrow

chapter 16|18 pages

The Controlling Hand

Canadian Teacher Education in a Global Context

chapter 17|14 pages

Continuity and Change in Canadian Teacher Education

Assessing our Progress and Looking to the Future