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A top-ranked Faculty with leading-edge programs.

Top 77 faculties of education worldwide

Ranked among the top 77 faculties of education worldwide, the Faculty of Education offers its students many opportunities at the world's largest bilingual university. Our highly sought-after graduates go on to a wide range of careers in administration, academia, education, health, public service, research and beyond.

Our studies

Undergraduate studies

Join one of the most dynamic and innovative Teacher Education programs in Canada and learn from educational leaders who have robust research relationships and professional partnerships with local, national and international communities. With social justice as a core value, we train educators who will pursue equity, diversity, inclusion and decolonization in their future working environments and who are prepared for the career challenges of teaching in the 21st century.

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Graduate Studies

Pursue your graduate studies in education at one of Canada’s top 50 research universities. Future educators, researchers or professionals can earn additional qualifications, a graduate diploma or an MA, MEd, or PhD degree working with our internationally distinguished professors in fields such as Counselling psychology, Health professions educationEducational Leadership, Policy and Evaluation, Societies, cultures and languages, Teaching and learningEnseignement en santé, Second Language Educationor Éducation en milieux linguistiques minoritaires et inclusion.

Many program options are available at the Faculty of Education:

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Professional Development Program

This program provides teachers with opportunities to enhance their teaching skills in order to add to their Basic Qualifications other Qualifications recognized by the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT).

Teachers can take Additional Qualification Courses (AQ Courses) to upgrade and gain qualifications in a certain teaching division or subject area or The purpose of Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) courses to expand your knowledge of program development, delivery, and assessment in a specific division.

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World Leaders in Educational Research

The Faculty of Education unites a dynamic, diverse and interdisciplinary community of researchers working at the forefront of educational technology, policy, practice and innovation. As leaders in their fields, our professors are engaged in world-class research aimed at making a difference.
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Convocation 2024
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Celebrating our education graduates: The class of 2024 takes off!

It’s time to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of a new graduating class, one whose path was full of challenges, triumphs and inspiring moment…
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Virginie Abat-Roy
Faculty of Education

Deepening our understanding of inclusion

Inclusion researcher Virginie Abat-Roy (PhD ’24) says ableism (the discrimination of those with disabilities) is a daily obstacle for people with assi…
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Michelle Dorion
Faculty of Education

Improving teleconsultation services for Francophone communities

Transformative innovations in teleconsultation accelerated during the pandemic. When Michelle Dorion (BHSc ’99; ’03, PhD ’24), a physiotherapist, part…
Carole Fleuret
Carole Fleuret
Carole Fleuret

« Loin des yeux, loin du cœur » : l’Ontario bannit le cellulaire en classe

''Rather than imposing such rules, the province should allow teachers to discuss and set rules democratically with their students.''
Robert Falcon Ouellette
Robert Falcon Ouellette
Robert Falcon Ouellette

Connaissez-vous la langue du territoire où vous vivez? Pourquoi ne pas l’appren…

"The University of Ottawa, where I work, offers free courses in Anishinaabemowin to members of the Faculty of Education. The courses are given in coll…
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt

Social media warning labels and school cell phone bans: Do they unlock better y…

In this co-authored piece in The Conversation Canada, Audrey-Ann Deneault, Sheri Madigan and Tracy Vaillancourt say "we feel it is essential to review…
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Jun 20

Overview of the 2024-2025 Funding Opportunities for Research in Partnership

Join us for the next event in our Research Conversations Series entitled “Overview of the 2024-2025 Funding Opportunities for Research in Partnership”…

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Oct 23 to Oct 25

International Higher Education Conference - Bridging divides through equity, diversity and inclusion

The International Higher Education Conference - Bridging divides through equity, diversity and inclusion will take place October 23 -25, 2024, at the …

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Nov 21

Career Fair in Education - fall 2024

Each year, the Faculty of Education invites school boards and educational organizations from Ontario, other parts of Canada, and elsewhere in the worl…

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Ottawa Campus

Lamoureux Hall (LMX)
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Room 143
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
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Telephone: 613-562-5800, Ext. 5804
Toll-Free: 1-800-860-8577 (Toll-Free)

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Windsor campus

To reach us
Centre communautaire francophone Windsor-Essex-Kent
720 Ouellette Avenue (main entrance at Tuscarora st)
Windsor, Ontario

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Telephone: 519-948-6553
Fax: 519-948-9069
Email: [email protected]

Toronto Campus

The campus is temporarily located at Collège Boréal until August 28, 2023 and will be relocated to 60 Distillery Lane starting August 29th 2023.

To reach us

Collège Boréal
60 Distillery Lane
Toronto ON M5A 3C4

Telephone: (416) 289-5130
Toll-free: 1 800 860-8577

Indigenous Affirmation

We pay respect to the Algonquin people, who are the traditional guardians of this land. We acknowledge their longstanding relationship with this territory, which remains unceded. 

We pay respect to all Indigenous people in this region, from all nations across Canada, who call Ottawa home. 

We acknowledge the traditional knowledge keepers, both young and old. And we honour their courageous leaders: past, present, and future. 

Learn more about the Indigenous Affirmation.