This option prepares students to teach one or two subject specializations in all grades (8 to 12) in the secondary school.
The Secondary option prepares you to teach specialty areas in grades 8 to 12 in BC schools. Admission is based on academic studies during your initial studies, and during the BEd program, you are introduced
to adolescent development and methodology for teaching specialization subjects.
Total Program Credits for Secondary: 60
Teacher candidates are committed to 12 months of accelerated studies
from September to August.
There are no extended holiday breaks scheduled.
Vacations, weddings and other personal events must not conflict with classes or practica.
UBC Teacher Education program groups its teacher candidates into learning groups called “cohorts”. Cohort members participate together in courses and in practica placements assigned to particular partner schools in given geographic areas (school districts).
Secondary teacher candidates register in cohorts of approximately 36 students. Most cohorts are defined by teaching subject specialties. Full details will be available when classes begin.