TAB Timeline

Teaching Across Borders (TAB) takes place during your final Fall semester. The application process begins the year before:

  • After-Degree students apply in their 1st Fall semester, when they are taking their EDUC 400s
  • Concurrent students apply in their 4th Fall semester, when they are taking their EDUC 400s
  • Four-Year B.Ed. students apply in their 3rd Fall semester
  • Community-Based students apply based on which program pathway they are in (see above)

Check the schedules below to see which dates/sessions apply to you, depending on which year you'll be travelling for TAB.

Fall 2019 Participants

The Fall 2019 cohort has now been selected. The Fall 2019 cycle is as follows:


January 14: TAB Showcase. 6:30-8:30pm. EDC 351/353.

January 15, 2020: Reflective Writing Workshop. EDT 370A.

  • Secondary/K-12: 11:00am-12:30pm
  • Elementary: 1:00-2:30pm

February: Optional meeting with Fall 2020 TAB students

Fall 2020 Participants

This timeline is for students who are interested in applying to travel with TAB in Fall 2020. Students will apply in Fall 2019. More details will be posted as they are available.


November 21: Interested Student Workshops (no registration required). EDT 450.

November 18: TAB Application Portal Opens for Fall 2020

December 9: Application Deadline for Fall 2020.

December 11: Group Interviews for TAB Applicants.

  • 9:00-11:00am, EDC 374 or
  • 1:00-3:00pm, EDC 374
  • You will sign up for a timeslot when you submit your TAB application. Be sure to apply early if you prefer a specific time!

January 14, 2020: TAB Showcase. 6:30-8:30pm in EDC 351/353.


February: Acceptances emailed. Meetings with Fall 2019 TAB students by country group.

March: Apply for International Studentships through UCalgary International.

March 11: 9:00-11:30am: Pre-Departure Workshop #1. Room TBD.

April: Trip planning; summer course registration

April 27: 9:00am-4:30pm: Pre-Departure Workshop #2. Room TBD.

June: TAB Award acceptances emailed

July: TAB Award distributed

EDUC 525 and EDUC 535 on-campus (Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm, Dates TBC)

July 13: 12:00-1:00pm: Country group photos.

5:00-8:00pm: Pre-Departure Workshop #3. Room TBD.

August: Final Preparations

While Abroad

September: Depart for placement at the beginning of September. Specific start dates are determined by the liaison from the partner institution in your host country.

October: Post on


November: Returnee Workshop. Room and Time TBD.

January 2021: Reflective Writing Workshop, Room and Time TBD.

TAB Showcase, Room and Time TBD.

February: Optional meeting with Fall 2021 TAB students