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.


How Santa Ono can impact mental health conversations

UBC education professor Dr. Michelle Stack (EDST) spoke to Roundhouse Radio on how Santa Ono's openness about personal mental health struggles could open up healthy conversation. Read More

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BC school closures: Funding issue or necessity?

CBC News interviewed Dr. Charles Ungerleider, Professor Emeritus (EDST), for a story on the possible reasons for public schools closures. Read More


New Appointment: Dr. Mary K. Bryson, Senior Associate Dean, Administration, Faculty Affairs & Innovation

Congratulations to Dr. Mary K. Bryson on the new appointment, Senior Associate Dean, Administration, Faculty Affairs & Innovation, effective July 1, 2016. Read More


Dean Blye Frank – Appointment Extended for Five Year Term

On the recommendation of President Martha Piper, the Board of Governors has approved Dr. Blye Frank’s extension of appointment as Dean of the Faculty of Education for a five-year term beginning July 1, 2016. Read More


Systemic Violence Towards LGB/T People and the Orlando Shootings

Dr. Mary K. Bryson talks with Roundhouse Radio, about systemic violence towards LGB/T people and the Orlando, Pulse nightclub shootings. 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.

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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.