EDUC 5273 WT

Education and the Law

This course examines statute and case law relating to public education in Canada. The objective is to clarify general legal principles through an investigation of such topics as authority in education, teacher rights, student rights and teacher/school board liability. A major focus is the educational implications of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Instructor: Michael Phillips
Prerequisites:
  None.
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


This course is about the law and its application to education. It attempts to provide the educational practitioner with an overview of what laws are relevant and what responsibilities they subsequently impose.