Field experiences

This site is for student teachers, mentor teachers and practicum supervisors. On this site, you'll find information about our field experiences programs, workshops and evaluation forms. 

Contact Us

Randy Lyseng
☎️ (780) 465-8774

Annie Garneau
Practicum Associate
☎️ (780) 465-8761

Ouidad El Khoumssi
Administrative Assistant

Recrutement for the 2023-24 School Year

120 student teachers will be at your schools in October and November 2023 doing their observation field experience. Please consider applying to host one of these student teachers into your classroom.



Calling all mentor teachers! We're looking for teachers who are passionate and ready to welcome our students in their French Immersion or Francophone classrooms. 

With over 400 placements for the 2023-24 academic year, we're hoping you'll consider welcoming one of our student teachers into your classroom.

Fall 2023

  • In June 2023, we announced 95 student teacher placements for our Stage 1 and 2 field experiences. These students start on August 29th in schools. 
  • Between now and the end of September, we will be need to fill another 120 placements for our students enrolled in an observation field experience.

But wait, there's more!

Winter 2024

  • By January 2024, an additional 100 placements for Stage 1 and 2 field experiences will need to be filled.
  • By February 2024, another 100 placements for observation field experiences will need to be filled. 

We ask that you please check with your school administration prior to filling out a participation form. 

Yes, I would like a student teacher!

Reasons for welcoming a student teacher into your class

Criteria - Mentor Teachers

We're looking for Practicum Supervisors for the 2023-24 academic year. Please refer to the job description below. We're looking for educators who have previous experience supervising student teachers, have experience working in a variety of contexts and also speak French.

Yes, I would like to be a Practicum Supervisor

Job Posting

 Criteria - Practicum Supervisor

Registration for 2023-24 Field Experiences

Students registering for Field Experiences during the 2023-24 Academic Year must contact their Academic Counselor. There is an important meeting on Wednesday, April 12th for all students wanting to register for stage 1 field experiences for Fall 2023 on Zoom. A link will be shared with students towards the end of March. 

  • Deadline for Fall 2023 registration is May 5, 2023.
  • Deadline for Winter 2024 registration is Novemer 24, 2023

Zoom recording and presentation slides of information session on April 12, 2023. 

Language Requirements Prior to Stage 1 and 2 Field Experiences

For any questions about language requirements, please contact the École de Langues. Only DELF marks up to March 2023 will be accepted for placement in Fall 2023 practicums, as placements will be announced by mid-June. 

Dates for Fall 2023 Field Experiences
Dates for Winter 2024 Field Experiences