Western Education's
Bachelor of Education

Fulfill your dream of becoming a teacher. Apply to our Bachelor of Education program.

What do you get with our degree? Choice.

Choose a program and specialty area that match your passion, allowing you to teach the age group and subjects that inspire you – so you can inspire others.

Choose where you want to do your practicum and make relationships with the school board where you want to work.

Choose a rewarding career. Take your first step in making your dream come true.

27 weeks – On campus

27 weeks – On campus

20 weeks – Practice teaching

20 weeks – Practice teaching

210 hours – Alternative Field Experience

210 hours – Alternative Field Experience

28 days – Professional events

28 days – Professional events

What makes us different from other programs?

Spend 50% of your time in classrooms and communities

Spend 50% of your time in classrooms and communities

Seamlessly transition from our pass/fail program into New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) and professional practice

Seamlessly transition from our pass/fail program into New Teacher Induction Program (NTIP) and professional practice

Be technologically skilled to step into any school board

Be technologically skilled to step into any school board

Practice teaching in a single school across grades or multiple schools across the province

Practice teaching in a single school across grades or multiple schools across the province

Engage with a curriculum designed for equity, diversity and inclusion

Engage with a curriculum designed for equity, diversity and inclusion

Learn about our areas

Learn about our areas

Primary/Junior

Bachelor of Education – Primary/Junior program

If you enjoy working with young children, our Primary/Junior program is for you. You’ll develop the skills and confidence to step into the classroom and teach all subjects from kindergarten to Grade 6.

Primary/Junior French

Bachelor of Education – Primary/Junior French program

If you enjoy teaching young children in French, our Primary/Junior French program is for you. You’ll develop French languages skills and confidence to step into the classroom and teach French immersion, Core French or French as a first language. 

Junior/Intermediate

Bachelor of Education – Junior/Intermediate program

If you enjoy working with children, our Junior/Intermediate program is for you. You’ll develop the skills and confidence to step into the classroom and teach Grades 4 to 10.

Intermediate/Senior

Bachelor of Education – Intermediate/Senior program

If you enjoy working with adolescents, our Intermediate/Senior program is for you. You’ll develop the skills and confidence to step into the classroom and teach Grades 7 to 12.

Upcoming Events and Important Dates

Our past graduates have gone on to:

Teach in publicly-funded schools

Teach in publicly-funded schools

Teach in independent schools

Teach in independent schools

Teach in adult education centres and post-secondary schools

Teach in adult education centres and post-secondary schools

Teach internationally

Teach internationally

Develop curriculum in museums, art galleries and prisons

Develop curriculum in museums, art galleries and prisons

International school administrator

International school administrator

Corporate trainer

Corporate trainer

Business or legal trainer

Business or legal trainer

Legal trainer

Legal trainer

Work with youth in social services

Work with youth in social services