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SHIFT Lab

The one-year, immersive program for education professionals designed by TELUS Spark.

Supported by Suncor Energy Foundation

SHIFT Lab is a unique stream of learning designed to empower education professionals. The programs we deliver provide the tools and support to bring a human-centered-design perspective to your work with students in K-12, post-secondary, and in administrative roles.

The program builds each participant’s capacity to use design thinking, inquiry, and making to innovate in their practice and enrich student-learning experiences, with a focus on mindset, process and capacity building, rather than curriculum content. As a result, SHIFT Lab is open to all educators regardless of position and expertise. The one-year program includes:

  • A one-week summer intensive
  • Fall/winter workshops
  • An online community
  • Individual project support
  • Two education conferences

Applications for the 2016-17 cohort of SHIFT Lab are now closed.

Learn More

Send us an email and let us know what you're interested in learning with us. We'll add you to an expression of interest list so you'll be the first to know when information about these opportunities is available. Email: [email protected]

Download the 2016-17 SHIFT Lab Program Summary

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