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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.

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New Paragon UBC Professorship in Psychometrics & Measurement Announced

A new partnership will enhance UBC’s standing as a global leader in research and graduate student training in the field of the statistical science of measurement. Read More



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A Golden Afternoon: An LLED Alumni Mad Hatter’s Tea

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventure in Wonderland! Read More



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UBC educates future teachers in mental health literacy

UBC's Faculty of Education is arming its teacher candidates with the knowledge and skills they need in the battle against teen mental illness. Read More



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Hands off my Internet, Dad

Dr. Jennifer Shapka explains how excessive controls over online access could actually cause more harm than good. Read More



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To the Music Itself! Folk Phenomenology and the Return to Original Melody

Join us for this lecture by Dr. Eduardo Duarte, Hofstra University, New York on August 27, 2015. 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!