Welcome to UBC’s Faculty of Education

Join us as we celebrate the Year of Alumni
September 2015 to August 2016.

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 | Indigenous Education | Office of Graduate Programs & Research

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 what’s happening in the Faculty of Education: the latest news and announcements related to our research, faculty, students and alumni, recent highlights in the media, and upcoming events.


UBC historian wins top prize for academic writing

UBC professor Jean Barman has won the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Scholarly Research–Canada’s top prize for academic history writing. Read More


UBC Celebrates 100 Years of Learning, Research and Community Engagement

September 30, 2015 marked the launch of UBC's Centennial year. Read More


WKTEP Learning Centre Grand Opening

The new location of our West Kootenay Teacher Education Program (WKTEP) officially opened on September 24, 2015. Read More


Elder-in-Residence – Larry Grant

Elder-in-Residence Larry Grant shares Indigenous traditions in teacher education. Wednesdays, September 30 - October 28, 2015. Read More


Daycare teaches toddlers about Indian residential schools

At Salal Daycare in Vancouver, children as young as three and four are learning about Canada’s residential schools. Read More

Year of Alumni

The Faculty of Education will celebrate the Year of Alumni from September 2015 to August 2016.

As part of the Faculty’s The Year of… initiative, and in conjunction with the University of British Columbia’s Centennial, the Faculty of Education will recognize the achievements of 100 outstanding and diverse alumni throughout the year.

Education’s 100


UBC Celebrates 100 Years

September 30, 2015 marks 100 years in the life of the University of British Columbia. It’s more than a milestone, a stirring speech or commemorative plaque. 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.