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Program Highlights

Ranked as a Top 5 Education Faculty in Canada by the QS World University Rankings in 2020!

Over $1.5 million dollars in scholarships, awards and bursaries awarded to Werklund School of Education Undergraduate students in the 2019/2020 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 trends 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 the BEd program offers below.


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

Interested in becoming a partner teacher or working with the Werklund School of Education Undergraduate Office in another capacity? Interested in developing leadership capacity by working with a final year student through our Mentorship program? Take a look at all the current opportunities for you to be connected below!

Mentorship

As an experienced educator, you take great pride in your profession and want to pass on your knowledge 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 a Inclusive Classroom. These courses have been postponed to Summer 2022, but more information can be found here


Have questions?

Advising Hours

By Appointment: Mondays – Thursdays

Hours: 1:00 - 4:00pm

Drop-In Appointments: Mondays - Fridays 10am - 12pm; except Wednesday mornings

Zoom link: https://ucalgary.zoom.us/j/95490704245

Advising is closed Wednesday mornings

University of Calgary Students: Book online

Future Students: Email us at upe@ucalgary.ca

For more information please visit our Contact Us page!