Welcome to UBC’s Faculty of Education

Our Mission is to advance education’s role in the well-being of people and communities.

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.


One book, two books, old books, new book

Dr. Margot Filipenko explains why the late Dr. Seuss continues to inspire devotion among children and educators alike. Read More


SSHRC Insight Grant Intensive Workshop: Summaries and Budgets

Education faculty are invited to learn more about summary and budget justification in SSHRC grants. September 8, 2015. Read More


Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision: Reimagining Time, Place and Knowledge

Join us for this invited research talk by Associate Professor Catherine Manathunga, College of Education, Victoria University. August 4, 2015. Read More


Tea with the Dean – Fall 2015

Faculty and staff are invited to join Dean Blye Frank for tea, coffee, and light refreshments. Read More


Meet the Dean – Fall 2015

Faculty of Education students are invited to meet with the Dean and members of the senior leadership team while enjoying a fresh cup of coffee and donuts. Read More

Learn more about our annual theme

The aim of the Year of Research in Education is to foster research excellence, innovation, and impact. We are celebrating UBC research in education through a series of presentations and events.
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Call for nominations:
Education’s 100 – Year of Alumni

The Faculty of Education will celebrate the Year of Alumni from September 2015 to August 2016. As part of the Year of Alumni and in conjunction with the University of British Columbia’s Centennial, we will recognize the achievements of 100 outstanding and diverse Education Alumni who have made, and are making, contributions to the betterment of our communities locally, nationally and internationally.

Nominate someone today!