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Academic Support

Learning Communities: a small group of students who share common courses, interests, and/or residence.

Transition Programs: unique programs for first year students transitioning from high school to university.

Academic Help: specialized help for math, academic writing, and study skills.

Vocational Technical Education

Non Direct Program
This program is not available to students with only a high school diploma. University credit is required before admission.

If you currently possess a journeyperson’s certificate, you may be eligible to be part of the Vocational Technical Certificate or Degree program. In this program, your trade becomes your first Teaching Area and the College of Education will provide the opportunity for you to be able to pass those skills on to others.


Program Options

Bachelor of Education

  • B.Ed. (One year of credit for journeyperson's status)
  • Vocational Technical Certificate

Admission Requirements

Visit the College of Education's website for detailed admission information.

Admission Qualifications

  • Journeyperson’s Certificate or appropriate technical training.
  • 35-40 hours experience working with youth under 18.
  • Proficiency in English.

Selection Criteria

Academic Record — 50% weighting

  • Applicants to the Vocational Technical Certificate and Degree programs are admitted based on their Journeyperson's Certificate and an academic average is not calculated.

Interview — 25% weighting

  • Applicants must answer questions as part of the online application

35-40 hours of Experience Working with Children or Youth under 18 — 25% weighting

  • Candidate must have 35-40 hours of experience working with children or youth under 18, paid or unpaid work.
  • Candidate must provide contact information for two referees who have supervised or observed interaction with children/youth.
  • College of Education will contact referees by email

Vocational Technical Program: Is it for You?

Do you want to teach others the tricks of your trade? If you are interested in sharing your skills and inspiring others the Vocational Technical Certificate or Degree Program might be the right choice for you.

Applicants to this program must have an acceptable Saskatchewan Journeyperson Certificate or equivalent, or an acceptable Diploma in Technology or Applied Arts from a recognized Technical Institute plus evidence of satisfactory work experience in the field of the teaching major.

Field Experience

Beginning in their third year of study, students are paired with a partner school where assignments can be completed in an active learning environment. 

At the start of fourth year, students are completely submerged in an extensive field experience for a supervised 16-week period, teaching full time for at least five of those weeks.

Career Opportunities

It's about more than becoming a teacher. The skills you learn in the College of Education can take you to the classroom, out into the community or around the world:

  • Elementary or High School Teacher
  • Adult Educator
  • Advocate
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Educational Administrator
  • Entrepreneur
  • High School Counselor or Academic Advisor
  • International Teacher
  • Instructional Designer
  • Library Technician or Teacher Librarian
  • Literacy Instructor/Coordinator
  • Politician
  • Resource Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Vocational Teacher
  • Writer/Artist/Musician
  • Youth Worker
  • Or almost anything you want...

Academics

  • A Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) is the beginning of a long career in academia, education, community, business, politics or government.
  • The graduate studies program in the College of Education offers opportunities to advance your education in the areas of educational administration (leadership), educational foundations (social justice, Aboriginal, anti-racist, and lifelong and ecological education), educational psychology and special education (school counselling, special education, and applied measurement and evaluation), and educational curriculum (teacher librarian, educational communications, and technology and curriculum).