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:

  • Success Story

    Eleanor Rix Professorship in Rural Teacher Education

    Eleanor Rix Professorship in Rural Teacher Education

    The B.C. Rural Education Task Force, established by the provincial government in 2003, found teachers and students in rural communities do not receive educational opportunities equal to those in urban more

  • Priority Project

    Morita Postdoctoral Fellowship for Peace Action Research

    Morita Postdoctoral Fellowship for Peace Action Research

    Dr. Minami started collaborating with local NGOs to foster healing, reconciliation and peace building in post-genocide/post-gacaca Rwanda after 2009. He developed and implemented the Action-Based more

    Research Excellence

  • Special Appeals

    Robert F. Osborne Memorial Award in Kinesiology

    Robert F. Osborne Memorial Award in Kinesiology

    This award honours the memory of Robert (Bob) F. Osborne, an esteemed coach, teacher and administrator at UBC who served as Director of the School of Physical Education and Recreation more

  • Priority Project

    The Future of Education at Ponderosa Commons

    The Future of Education at Ponderosa Commons

    As one of five themed precincts on campus designed to spur innovative research and combine research with living space in a way that will enhance the university experience for students, more

    Student Learning