Online Info Sessions

Interested in teaching?

Learn about opportunities in the teaching profession and how you can become a certified teacher in one year.

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Upcoming Online Info Sessions

All of our online info sessions include a brief introduction to the Teacher Education Program and an area of focus.
Click on your area of focus and RSVP to receive an invitation to the online info session.
Recordings will be linked after the event.

DateArea of FocusDescriptionPresenters
2019-05-23
12pm to 1pm
International BaccalaureateGuided by key concepts and transdisciplinary themes, IB teachers create enriching, hands-on learning opportunities that promote discovery, exploration, and thinking about real-world issues. John Yamamoto
2019-05-29
12pm to 1pm
Intro to the Teacher Education ProgramAre you considering a career in teaching? This session will provide an overview of the Teacher Education Program and share opportunities for educators.Keith McPherson, Orchid Chen, Justin O'Hearn
2019-06-12
12pm to 1pm
Experience RequirementsTo prepare for the Teacher Education Program, we recommend that you acquire classroom experience in a domestic setting to get a sense of what it will be like to teach in BC. Learn more about our Experience Requirements and bring your questions to this session. Orchid Chen, Justin O'Hearn
2019-06-20
12pm to 1pm
International ExperienceThis session provides support for international students who wish to pursue a career in teaching. Keith McPherson
2019-07-17
12pm to 1pm
French OptionsFrench teachers are in demand in BC schools. Share your passion for speaking and teaching French. Learn more about French options and bring your questions to this session. Susan Ankenman, Justin O'Hearn
2019-08-07
12pm to 1pm
CoursesLearn how to optimize course selection during your undergraduate studies. Orchid Chen, Justin O'Hearn
2019-09-11
12pm to 1pm
Dual DegreeComplete your UBC Bachelor degree studies alongside the Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree Secondary option. This option is great for high school students or undergraduate students in their 1st/2nd year who wish to pursue a career in teaching. Learn more about the Dual Degree and bring your questions to this session. Bette Shippam
2019-10-09
12pm to 1pm
ReferencesBEd applicants must provide two professional references from appropriate individuals. Appropriate references have experience working with youth or children and have observed the applicant working in group settings with youth or children. Find out how to arrange appropriate references to enhance your application. Learn more about References.Keith McPherson, TBC
2019-11-06
12pm to 1pm
20/21 Admissions Q&AOpen Q&A for applicants to the 20/21 Teacher Education Program. You type, we speak. No presentations. Orchid Chen, Justin O'Hearn
2019-11-20
12pm to 1pm
20/21 Admissions Q&AOpen Q&A for applicants to the 20/21 Teacher Education Program. You type, we speak. No presentations. Keith McPherson, Justin O'Hearn
2019-12-04
12pm to 1pm
CoursesLearn how to optimize course selection during your undergraduate studies.Orchid Chen, Justin O'Hearn
2019-12-18
12pm to 1pm
20/21 Admissions Q&A
Open Q&A for applicants to the 20/21 Teacher Education Program. You type, we speak. No presentations. Keith McPherson, Orchid Chen,
2020-01-08
12pm to 1pm
20/21 Admissions Q&AOpen Q&A for applicants to the 20/21 Teacher Education Program. You type, we speak. No presentations. Keith McPherson, Justin O'Hearn

Wednesday, January 23 | 2019/20 Admissions Q&A

Thursday, January 17 | 2019/20 Admissions Q&A

Friday, January 11. 2019 | 2019/20 Admissions Q&A

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 | Dual Degree

Friday, December 7, 2018 | Teacher Education Program - French Options

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | Teacher Education Program

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Teacher Education Program

Monday, October 22, 2018 | Teacher Education Program

Monday, September 19, 2018 | Teacher Education Program

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 | Teacher Education Program