Centre for Outreach Education (CORE)

A CORE Club student practices math on the sidewalk using chalk

Learning beyond the classroom

On CORE Club nights, UVic's youngest learners can often be seen having lessons all over campus. Enthusiastic tutors and innovative teaching mean that tutoring can be something to look forward to.

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a student learns about money at Kwum Kwum Lelum

Building community partnerships

CORE's outreach programs mean that our tutors can travel to where they are needed.

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picture of girl playing word games

Learning through play

At CORE Club, we believe that students learn best when they're having fun. Whether they are working on math, reading, writing, or spelling, games are always a big part of most lessons.

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two students working on math together at Kwum Kwum Lelum

Learning through doing

CORE programs mean that UVic's Education students get more hands on experience working with students in the community.

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The Centre for Outreach Education (CORE) is a multidisciplinary centre dedicated to enhancing the education of children and youth. Located at the University of Victoria, CORE is administered by the Faculty of Education under the guidance of the Dean of Education and a steering committee composed of volunteer faculty members.

Founded in 2011 with a generous bequest from an anonymous donor, CORE is dedicated to providing:

CORE's aim is to fill unmet needs in the community, and to provide services to children and youth who need help the most. There are no fees for any of CORE's services.