Welcome to one of Canada's leading faculties of Education

The Werklund School of Education offers five pathways to obtain a Bachelor of Education

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Program Highlights

Ranked as a Top 4 Education Faculty by Maclean's University Ranking 2021!

Over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships, awards, and bursaries awarded to Werklund School of Education undergraduate students in the 2020/2021 academic year!

Numerous opportunities for students to publicly showcase their research to peers, instructors, and the professional teaching community through various program showcases and conferences!

Unique courses and pedagogy focused on emerging fields in education including STEM (Science Technology Engineering, and Math), Indigenous Ways of Knowing, English Language Learners, Design-Based Thinking, Interdisciplinary Thinking, Assessment and incorporating Digital Technologies! 


Which Program is Best for Me?

The Werklund School of Education offers five pathways to obtain a Bachelor of Education. Select the option that describes you best, and discover your Bachelor of Education!

If you're looking at obtaining your first degree, or changing your major, check out the below pathways:

  1. Four-Year On-Campus Pathway

    Do you want to take the fastest path toward embarking on your teaching career?

    Do you live in, or want to move to, Calgary? Explore the Four-Year On-Campus Pathway!

  2. Four-Year Community-Based Pathway

    Do you want to take the fastest path toward embarking on your teaching career?

    Do you live in a rural or remote area of Alberta? Would you like to remain and teach in your home community? Explore the Four-Year Community-Based Pathway!

  3. Five-Year Concurrent Pathway

    Do you want to get two degrees at the same time and explore your teachable subject area more in-depth? Explore the Five-Year Concurrent BEd Pathway!

If you are on the verge of completing an undergraduate degree, or already have one, check out the below pathways:

  1. Two-Year On-Campus After-Degree Pathway

    Do you live, or want to move to, Calgary? Explore the Two-Year On-Campus After-Degree pathway!

  2. Two-Year Community-Based After-Degree Pathway

    Do you live in a rural or remote area of Alberta? Would you like to remain and teach in your home community? Explore the Two-Year Community-Based After-Degree Pathway!

We are more than just an undergraduate degree program! Check out a few of the student opportunities and highlights that we offer, below.


Are you a Teacher or Community Partner looking to get involved?

Are you interested in becoming a partner teacher, or working with the Werklund School of Education's Undergraduate Programs in another capacity? Are you looking to develop your leadership capacity by working with a final year student through our Mentorship program? Take a look at all the current opportunities for you to get connected, below!

Mentorship

As an experienced educator, you take great pride in your profession, and want to pass on your knowledge on to the next generation. Your contribution will help new teachers thrive and excel in their practice. Learn more about getting involved here!

Service Learning

Our students get a chance to work with children and youth through a wide range of community and campus partners, apply course concepts to the real world, and get co-curricular credit while they build their professional network. Learn more about getting involved here!

Partner Teachers

Partner teachers are key to our students' success, and the success of their classrooms. Your rewarding partnership will help our pre-service teachers develop their skills during their field placements. Learn more about getting involved here!

Professional Growth Opportunities

An opportunity to engage in education credit courses, with topics including Indigenous Literacy, Emerging Digital Pedagogies, and Diversity in an Inclusive Classroom. These courses have been postponed until Summer 2022, but more information can be found here


Important dates and upcoming events

News


Werklund School researchers explore impact of land-based learning experiences on undergraduate education students

Apply for a University of Calgary Teaching and Learning Grant by Jan. 17, 2022...

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Advice for teachers on how to use the summer to protect their hearts from burnout

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2021 Celebration of Teaching honours virtual connections

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New Alberta curriculum would overload young learners when what they need is balance

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Have questions?

Advising Availability

Visit Contact Us for further details on appointment and drop-in options.

Current Students: Book online

Future Students: Email upe@ucalgary.ca or call 403.220.5639

Location

Education Tower, Room 230 (Second Floor)

University of Calgary Main Campus

2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta

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