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 4th in Canada in Education and Teaching by the QS World University Rankings, 2022!

Over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships, awards, and bursaries awarded to Werklund School of Education undergraduate students in the 2021/2022 academic year!

Numerous opportunities for students to engage in undergraduate research through awards and the Honours program!

Unique experiential learning opportunities available, ranging from co-curricular Service Learning to Teaching Across Borders, Land-Based opportunities, mentorship, tutoring, and more!


Which Pathway 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 in, 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 skills by working with a final year student through our mentorship program? Take a look at our opportunities to get you 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!

Community Partners

Our Community Partners support our Community-Based students in rural and remote settings during their field placements. Mentorship from experienced educators is integral to their success. To learn more, connect with us!


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Have questions?

 

Advising Availability

Visit our contact page for further details on appointment and drop-in options.

 

Location

Education Tower, Room 230 (Second Floor)

University of Calgary Main Campus

2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta

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