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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Awad Ibrahim, vice-provost for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Excellence at the University of Ottawa

An interview with professor Awad Ibrahim on Black History Month, equity, and our ongoing journey of inclusion

We met Professor Awad Ibrahim, vice-provost for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Excellence at the University of Ottawa, for a discussion around the s…
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Towards educational equity for Black students

Professor Tya Collins explains how the intersection of ableism and racism complicates the experience of Black students in inclusive/special education.…
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Having ‘courageous’ classroom conversations on difficult historical and contemporary topics

Helping future educators learn to lead respectful, productive discussions is a core component of our Teacher Education program. Part of our BEd candid…
Megan Cotnam-Kappel
Megan Cotnam-Kappel
Megan Cotnam-Kappel

Citoyenneté 3.0 : défis franco-ontariens autour des technologies éducatives

«Notre objectif aujourd’hui, c’est de nous concentrer sur comment rendre cette citoyenneté plus inclusive et plus équitable pour les minorités francop…
Joel Westheimer
Joel Westheimer
Joel Westheimer

The Role of Schools in Democratic Societies

"Students need to know that there are problems that we all have to come together with to solve and that they are part of the solution"
Donatille Mujawamaria
Donatille Mujawamaria
Donatille Mujawamaria

L'enseignement obligatoire de l'histoire des Noirs en Ontario Écouter

«Sans la formation [adéquate] des enseignants et enseignantes, je ne pense pas que cette initiative puisse voir le jour en 2025»
Dialogues sur la recherche
Feb 29

Demystifying the open access landscape: How to broaden the reach of your research

Join us for the next event in our  Research Conversations Series  entitled ''Demystifying the open access landscape: How to broaden the reach of your …

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Mar 5

Maximising the educational potential of reading aloud in the classroom

As part of the activities organized to promote the Month of La Francophonie, the Faculty of Education invites you to this workshop on reading aloud, l…

Symposium Jean-Paul Dionne
Mar 7 to Mar 8

Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium 2024

The Faculty of Education invites the University community to attend the many workshops and presentations taking place during the 2024 Jean-Paul Dionne…

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 (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
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. 

Learn more about the Indigenous Affirmation.