Educator Support

Educator Pathway 2018-09-25T12:01:08+00:00

About

The Educator Pathway Program is a four-level curriculum designed to prepare and support educators with teaching and learning theory, practical tools and leadership skills. It is available to all staff who have a passion for education, and want to build and develop their knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning. The workshops are based on best practice in the delivery of education and educational leadership.

  • You can enter into the Educator Pathway at the level most suitable to your knowledge and abilities. The competency assessment tool is available to assist in determining the best level for you.
  • You do not need to take every level of the Educator Pathway.
  • Manager/Director support is required.

Level 1 Foundational Preceptorship

7.2 hours theory

This one day workshop is for individuals who are interested in (or currently) preceptoring/mentoring new staff and students in one-on-one teaching and learning relationships.

How to Register

Register (via LearningHub)

Additional Resources

8 instructional days, 08:30-16:00, spread over 2-3 months.

This 8 day program is for you if your work completely or partially includes education and your learners are individuals and small groups who may be in a variety of roles and/or disciplines/professions. Level 2 is what every educator ought to know about the evidence that supports educator practice.

Please note that attendance at all 8 days is mandatory. While preference will be given to current educators, all interested, manager-approved employees are encouraged to register.

“Level 2 has opened my ears, eyes and my heart to facilitating education. It has inspired me to stretch and reach out more. I can now name it to inform it, to validate it. It has electrified my sense. I am grateful for the space, the time, and the people and the experiences.” – Level 2 Participant

How to Register

Register (via LearningHub)

Additional Resources

5 instructional days spread over a 3 month period.

This workshop is for you if a key focus of your role is providing education and your learners are individuals, groups and programs who are diverse in terms of role, disciplines/professions, and practice area. You should have some knowledge of education theory and some experience in leading change in practice.

Level 3 has transformed my practice as an educator as I further understand the complexity of my role as a leader, change agent, and practice expert.” – Level 3 Participant

How to Register

Register (via LearningHub)

Additional Resources

Level 4 of the Educator Pathway offers partial sponsorship for those pursuing a Master’s degree that has a focus on adult education. Vancouver Coastal Health supports successful Level 4 applicants with 50% of their tuition for a maximum of two (2) years (to a max. of $2,500 per year).

“I am so grateful to be part of this exciting Masters program. I love what I am doing everyday! I believe that learning and teaching are relational processes. My studies have validated my belief in the importance of caring, person-hood and self-awareness in education.” – Level 4 Participant

How to Register

Level 4 sponsorship is a competitive process. The Level 4 application package is a useful resource for those considering Level 4 of the Educator Pathway.

The Level 4 application process for September 2017 opens in the Spring of each year.

Additional Resources

For other questions regarding Levels 1-3 please refer to the FAQs for Educator Pathway Level 1-3.  For all other questions regarding the Educator Pathway Program, please contact VAEducPath@vch.ca.

Contact

Clinical Education

 Educator Pathway

Barb Langlois 
Regional Manager