Faculty of Education

The Faculty of Education at UBC has served the international education community through leadership in research, service, and advocacy for more than 50 years. One of the leading faculties of education in the world, the Faculty of Education prepares professionals for practice in a wide range of education-related fields, from preschool through adulthood.

The Faculty of Education prepares more than 45% of the elementary teachers, the majority of secondary teachers, and a significant proportion of the special needs teachers, counsellors, school administrators, school psychologists, vocational rehabilitation counsellors, and First Nations teachers in British Columbia.

The School of Kinesiology is a part of the Faculty of Education and provides an exceptional, student-centered learning environment in the study and practice of human movement.

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Projects and Success Stories:

  • Priority Project

    Dean of Education Endowment Fund

    Dean of Education Endowment Fund

    The Faculty of Education at UBC has served the international education community through leadership in research, service and advocacy for more than 60 years. As one of the leading education more

    Student Learning

  • Special Appeals

    Support the BodyWorks Fitness Centre’s Community Programs

    Support the UBC BodyWorks Fitness Centre

    Support the UBC School of Kinesiology’s BodyWorks Fitness Centre to continue providing popular programs to improve the health and fitness of the community. more

    Community Engagement, Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    UBC project Globe in Peace is making lasting peace possible in post-genocide Rwanda

    UBC project Globe in Peace is making lasting peace possible in post-genocide Rwanda

    The genocide of 1994 in Rwanda was one of the bleakest moments in African history. 800,000 Tutsis were killed by Hutu extremists and, just nine years later, 63,000 convicted killers more

    Community Engagement

  • Priority Project

    The Dr. Eleanore Vaines Scholarship

    The Dr. Eleanore Vaines Scholarship

    Home Economics Education – Preparing Students for Everyday Life. The Dr. Eleanore Vaines scholarship is awarded to a UBC Bachelor of Education student preparing to be a home economics teacher. more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Dean of Education Scholarship

    Dean of Education Scholarship

    UBC’s Faculty of Education offers BC’s largest teacher preparation program—the only one that includes all areas of specialization for secondary teaching, two options for elementary teaching, and more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    Adapted Physical Activity at the School of Kinesiology

    Adapted Physical Activity at the School of Kinesiology

    The University of British Columbia’s School of Kinesiology is seeking to create a Chair in Adapted Physical Activity to support research, teaching, undergraduate & graduate student learning and more

  • Priority Project

    Faculty of Education Bursary

    Faculty of Education Bursary

    Students today need more than drive to succeed—they require a combination of hard work and educational funding. Thanks to the ongoing efforts of UBC alumni and other supporters, the Faculty more

    Student Learning

  • Priority Project

    The History Education Network/Histoire et éducation en réseau (THEN/HiER)

    The History Education Network/Histoire et éducation en réseau (THEN/HiER)

    Research Informed Practice: Practice Informed Research. Do you want to see real change is how history is taught and learned across Canada? The mandate of the History Education Network/Histoire et more

    Community Engagement

  • Special Appeals

    Physical Activity Research Centre

    Support student learning at the PARC (Physical Activity Research Centre)

    The Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC) is dedicated to giving members of the local community, who have suffered spinal cord injury, the opportunity to work towards leading active and healthy more

  • Special Appeals

    Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival

    Wild About Vancouver Outdoor Education Festival

    Wild About Vancouver (WAV) Outdoor Education Festival is a free public festival offering practical ways to get children (and adults) outdoors more regularly. It is open to the public and more