2019/20 Orientation

Orientation is an important and mandatory starting point in the teacher education program.

On your first day as a teacher candidate, we have a full day of engaging learning activities planned.

You will find out how to prepare for the year ahead, consider important issues in education, connect with your colleagues, and explore the campus.

Student Orientation Dates:

West Kootenay Rural Teacher Education Program (WKTEP) – Monday, August 26, 2019


Elementary & Middle Years and Secondary Teacher Education Program
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Great Hall, AMS Nest (2nd floor), 6133 University Blvd, UBC Vancouver


Schedule for August 29, 2019:

TimeDetails
8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.Coffee & tea, social - meet and greet at The Nest
8:25 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.Seating in the Great Hall
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.• Welcome – Dr. Marianne McTavish, associate dean, teacher education
• Traditional Musqueam land acknowledgement
• Dean's remarks - Dr. Blye Frank, dean, Faculty of Education
• Overview of the Bachelor of Education program
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote – Dr. Robin DiAngelo, "Seeing the Racial Water"
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.BEd alumni panel
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.• Lunch break and activities (See what's open on campus: UBC Food Services)
• Pick up t-shirts outside Neville Scarfe
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Practicum Orientation:
Elementary & Middle YearsWesbrook (WESB) 100 - 6174 University Blvd
SecondaryWoodward (WOOD) 2 - 2194 Health Sciences Mall
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Student social at The Gallery (optional)