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.


7th Annual Military & Veteran Health Research Forum

UBC's Faculty of Education is proud to co-host the 7th Annual Military and Veteran Health Research Forum (Forum 2016). November 21-23, 2016. Read More


B.C. parents petition for outdoor preschools

UBC education professor Hartley Banack and others have organized a petition to make it easier for young kids to be educated outdoors. Read More


Is forcing your child to face her bullies the best way to raise a future president?

UBC professor Shelley Hymel discusses approaches for handling bullying of children. Read More


Tour of Ponderosa Enhanced Classrooms

Join ETS for a tour of the new Ponderosa Commons enhanced classrooms. August 31, 2016. Read More


How the practice of sex-testing targets female Olympians

The Toronto Star interviewed UBC kinesiology PhD candidate Sandy Wells for a story on sex-testing among female Olympians. 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.