Faculty of Education

A top-ranked Faculty
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A top-ranked Faculty with leading-edge programs.

Top 85 faculties worldwide

Ranked among the top 85 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 psychologyhealth professions educationleadership, evaluation, curriculum or policy studiessocieties, cultures and languagesteaching and learningminority language education and inclusionEnseignement en santé or 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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Professor Francis Bangou
Faculty of Education

Professor Francis Bangou wins Excellence in Education Prize

Congratulations to Faculty of Education Professor Francis Bangou, winner of a 2022–2023 Excellence in Education Prize awarded by the Office of the Pro…
Awad Ibrahim

Awad Ibrahim is building capacity for EDI through courageous conversations

At a time when universities are working to ensure the success and wellbeing of increasingly diverse populations, Awad Ibrahim is an unyielding champio…
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Talking about gender diversity and inclusion in Canadian education

This is a new and fragile time in education, says Lee Airton, assistant professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies in Education at Queen’s University. …
Professor Minahil Asim
Professor Minahil Asim
Professor Minahil Asim

Driving Collaborations as a Stepping Stone for Change and Educational Reform: L…

"How do we ensure sustainability of programs and policies that are truly transformational?"
Professor Awad Ibrahim
Professor Awad Ibrahim
Professor Awad Ibrahim

Millions displaced amid mounting crisis in Sudan

"We have never witnessed such a thing before. This is an incredible, incredible level of not only inhumanity, but incivility and brutality."

Professor Andy Hargreaves
Professor Andy Hargreaves
Professor Andy Hargreaves

Teachers need more innovation, not more innovations

"We need bigger, stronger cultures of teacher-driven innovation running through all our schools."
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Nov 28

Understanding minority-language education systems

Researchers from the Observatoire sur l'éducation en contexte linguistique minoritaire (OÉCLM) at the University of Ottawa are delighted to join force…

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Nov 30

Intersection of environmental issues in relation to EDI

As part of the International Symposia series and the Year of Action on Education & Climate Action, the Faculty of Education is organizing this event e…

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Nov 30

Exploring a student research participant tool for the Faculty of Education

Join us for the next event in our Research Conversations Series entitled "Exploring a student research participant tool for the Faculty of Education''…

Faculty services

Contact us

Ottawa Campus

Lamoureux Hall (LMX)
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Room 143
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
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Telephone: 613-562-5804
Toll-Free: 1-800-860-8577 (Toll-Free)
Fax: 613-562-5963

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Windsor campus

To reach us
Centre communautaire francophone Windsor-Essex-Kent
720 Ouellette Avenue
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
Email: toronto@uOttawa.ca

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.

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