On successful completion of OLTD, students may wish to ladder into VIU's Masters of Education (Leadership) degree program with the addition of two courses (10 credits.)
- MEdL 680- Field Inquiry
Students begin development of a Major Project and companion Process Paper in a self-directed setting with a MEdL Faculty Supervisor.
- MEdL 690- Major Project
Students complete development of a Major Project and companion Process Paper in a self-directed setting with their MEDL Faculty Supervisor.
The two courses offer graduate students the opportunity to research, design and develop an applied Major Project along with a 5 chapter companion Process Paper which includes a comprehensive Literature Review.
Examples of past OLTD/MEdL program graduates' papers and projects are archived via VIU Space here.
BC certified teachers in the public system will secure an additional BC TQS salary increment with the completion of the MEdL option. Please check with the TRB regarding your specific situation.