Student Opportunities

To enhance students' experiences as emerging professionals, we offer a wide range of co-curricular learning opportunities.

Service-Learning

Service-Learning

Service-Learning matches students with community organizations in the Calgary community. The program places equal emphasis on student learning and serving community needs while reflecting on their own professional growth.

Teaching Across Borders

Teaching Across Borders

Teaching Across Borders is an opportunity to teach in international communities during the final fall semester of their BEd Program. Participants volunteer teach, experience a new culture, and share and receive knowledge about the teaching profession.

Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional Learning Opportunities match pre-service teachers with experienced educators in the Calgary community. These opportunities build on students' coursework and field experiences to prepare them for entry into the teaching profession.

 Land-Based Opportunities

Land-Based Opportunities

The Werklund School of Education is committed to working alongside and learning from Indigenous Elders, leaders, and communities. These opportunities connect pre-service teachers with the land and help them to embed this work in their teaching.

Mentorship

Mentorship

Mentorship connects pre-service teachers with one another and with teachers in the community. This program uses individualized supports to help you connect, navigate, and progress as a professional.

K-12 Online Tutors

K-12 Online Tutors

Tutors provide individualized support to K-12 students. They draw on content knowledge, teaching and learning strategies, and the Alberta Programs of Study to enhance student success and develop their own skills as educators.


Are you a Community-Based student?

While Community-Based students are always welcome to join on-campus or Calgary-based opportunities when possible, we recognize that that is not always possible! The Experiential Learning team is working to increase the number of opportunities available to Community-Based students. Opportunities change frequently, so please continue to check back for updates!

  1. CBFY TIPS

    Service-Learning

    For 2022-2023, the Calgary Bridge Foundation for Youth's TIPS program will be facilitated entirely online.

  2. Journey 2050 at the Calgary Stampede

    Service-Learning 

    For 2022-2023, Journey 2050 will have online volunteer opportunities.

  3. Literacy and Numeracy Support for High School ELLs - St Anne Academic Centre

    Service-Learning 

    For 2022-2023, St. Anne Academic Centre will have online volunteer opportunities.

  4. Telus Spark Science Centre's School Programs Support

    Service-Learning 

    In Winter 2023, Telus Spark will have online volunteer opportunities.

  5. Trellis TEAM

    Service-Learning

    Trellis is happy to always be able to support virtual volunteer opportunities.

  6. Youth Central's Youth Volunteer Corp

    Service-Learning

    For 2022-2023, Youth Central will have online volunteer opportunities.

  7. Werklund Peer to Peer Mentorship Program

    Mentorship

    The Peer to Peer Mentorship Program will always be facilitated entirely online.

  8. Werklund Professional to Pre-Service Mentorship Program

    Mentorship

    The Professional to Pre-Service Mentorship Program will always be facilitated entirely online.

  9. Books to Build On Workshop

    Professional Learning

    The Books to Build On: Indigenous Literatures for Learning workshop will be hosted online.

  10. Canadian Wildlife Federation's Environmental Education 101

    Professional Learning

    This Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) workshop will be held online.

  11. Virtual TAB

    Teaching Across Borders

    Virtual TAB in the Fall semester will be held online.

  12. Werklund K-12 Online Tutoring

    Tutoring

    The K-12 Online Tutoring program will always been entirely online.

  1. Junior Achievement Southern Alberta

    Service-Learning

    If you are located in southern Alberta, Junior Achievement Southern Alberta can find you opportunities to facilitate workshops in areas closer to where you live.

  2. Summer Experiential Learning On Campus

    During your two weeks on campus in July, we are working to provide an Experiential Learning opportunity specifically for Community-Based students! Check back in June to learn more!


WestCast

Undergraduate Research in Werklund

Werklund School of Education Bachelor of Education students have the opportunity to engage in undergraduate research, through undergraduate research awards.

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