Guiding PhilosophiesJames BaldwinThe paradox of education is that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
CoursesThe Power of EducationCoursework in the Bi-College Education Program approaches learning as a pivotal human and cultural activity.Learn more
Field ExperienceOff-Campus LearningOur students connect theory and practice in classrooms and other educational environments.Learn more
Teacher CertificationPreparing to TeachUndergraduates in the Bi-Co may earn a secondary teaching certificate while pursuing a major in an allied field.Learn More
Program OpportunitiesGlobal EngagementPartnerships with global education projects like Titayga Schools in Ghana provide opportunities for cross-cultural studies in education.Learn More
The Bryn Mawr/Haverford Education Program invites students to engage with educational studies through a range of roles and purposes: as researchers of the discipline of education; explorers of the interdisciplinary field of educational studies; as facilitators of others' learning inside and outside of schools; and participants in teaching experiences in diverse classroom and community settings. Focused on teaching and learning as social, political, and cultural activities, the Education Program challenges students to explore the relationships among schooling, human development, and society as they gain knowledge and skills of educational theory and practice. Students who complete one of the Education Program options are prepared to collaborate, act, research, reflect, and try to realize beneficial change.
In keeping with the philosophy of the program, each course includes a field experience - from two hours each week to full-time practice teaching - through which students learn to integrate academic and experiential knowledge.
"So, every day, I’m challenging myself, 'What are you doing, bell, for the creation of the beloved community?' Because that’s the underground, local insistence that I be a fundamental part of the world that I’m in."
(From left to right, JoyAngelica Chan (BMC '17), Tina Kloufetos (HC '17), Amber Lorenz (HC '17) , Heather Curl, Peter Durlacher (HC '17), Emily Ludwick (BMC '17) and Naomi Chaqueco (HC '17))
Course Pathways Document Created by Bi-Co Education Program Alumnus James Washington (HC '17)