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Welcome to UBC’s Faculty of Education

We are a diverse and far-reaching Faculty, with programs offered both on-campus and online. Our departments and units include: Teacher Education | Language & Literacy Education | Educational Studies | Curriculum & Pedagogy | Educational Counselling and Psychology, and Special Education | School of Kinesiology | Office of Research in Education.   We work with communities both locally and internationally. Find out more about our projects in the Dadaab Refugee Camp, our Indigenous Teacher Education Program, our work in learning technologies, and the many professional development opportunities for teaching professionals we offer year round.

News & Events

Learn about the latest news and announcements related to our research, faculty, students and alumni, recent highlights in the media, and upcoming events.

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Brian Johns Director of Swimming for Vancouver Pacific Swim Club

UBC Sports Hall of Fame member and UBC Kinesiology alumnus Brian Johns has been appointed to the position of head coach and director of swimming for t Read More


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2016/17 Killam Doctoral Scholarship Recipients Announced

Congratulations to the Faculty of Education recipients of the 2016-2017 Killam Doctoral Scholarships. Read More


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Parenting lessons: How to keep kids math-savvy all summer

CTV News interviewed UBC professor Susan Gerofsky (EDCP) about how to keep kids on top of their math skills during the summer. Read More


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Kadriye Ercikan Appointed Vice President of Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis, and Psychometric Research at ETS

Congratulations to Dr. Kadriye Ercikan (ECPS) on being appointed Vice President of Statistical Analysis, Data Analysis and Psychometric Research at ETS. Read More


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Congratulations: Ida Research Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Janet Jamieson (ECPS) on receiving a research grant from the Ida Institute. Read More


The Faculty of Education celebrated the Year of Alumni from September 2015 to August 2016. We recognized the achievements of Education’s 100 outstanding and diverse alumni, as part of the Faculty’s The Year of… initiative and in conjunction with the University of British Columbia’s Centennial year.  

UBC at 10o years

September 30, 2015 marked 100 years in the life of the University of British Columbia. It’s the story of a bold new Canadian university striving, against the odds, to be the best — in its province, country and, finally, the world.