Sub-series F-233-4-3 - Professional Development Centre files

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Professional Development Centre files

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F-233-4-3

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  • 1966 - 1971 (Creation)
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    Professional Development Centre

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11 cm of textual records

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(1965 - 1972)

Administrative history

The Professional Development Centre has its origins in the Department of Professional Foundations, established in 1965 as one of the original units of the Educational Foundations Centre (EFC) within the Faculty of Education. As the faculty re-organized in 1970, Professional Foundations left the EFC to become a centre in its own right and was renamed the Professional Development Centre. From the outset, the department / centre was responsible for developing and delivering the Professional Development Program (PDP), the teacher training and certification component of the Faculty of Education at SFU. The centre was abolished in the 1972 re-structuring of the faculty, with the Professional Programs division established as its successor.

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Sub-series consists of records made or received by the Department of Professional Foundations / Professional Development Centre, and some of its committees. Activities documented include curriculum and program planning, policy development, student admissions, departmental meetings, departmental committees (admissions, tenure, program evaluation), liaison with other university departments and with external agencies and associations, participation in the Pacific Basin Economic Cooperation Council, and organization of the COLE conference in 1968 (Creation of a Learning Environment). Records include correspondence, reports, proposals, course outlines, studies, and meeting agendas and minutes. For a list of committees whose records are included in the files and other bodies represented in the correspondence, see the "Access points" section below.

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For other records relating to the Professional Development Centre and the administration of the PDP program after the demise of the Centre, see the following series in this fonds:

  • F-233-3-7, Professional Programs Committee (1969-1986).
  • F-233-5-1, Professional Program files (1968-1997).
  • F-233-7-3, Professional Development Programs publications (1970-1999).

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