Faculty of Education

A top-ranked Faculty
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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 psychologyhealth professions educationleadership, evaluation, curriculum or policy studiessocieties, cultures and languagesteaching and learningminority language education and inclusionEnseignement 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.
Learn more about our innovative research.
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Faculty of Education

Let’s play: Tinkering with tech and transforming education

What do 3-D printers, laser cutters, sewing machines, robotics, and green screens have in common? You can find them all in the edustudiO, a unique, in…
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Megan Cotnam-Kappel
Faculty of Education

New research chair to explore digital thriving in Franco-Ontarian communities

The Faculty of Education congratulates Professor Megan Cotnam-Kappel, an expert in educational technology and minority-language education, for her app…
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Faculty of Education

Playing to learn, learning to thrive

A lot (of play!) has happened since we last spoke with Canadian Playful School Network’s principal investigators Trista Hollweck and Andrew Hargreaves…
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.''
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt

Spotting the signs of disordered eating in youth: Tips for parents and caregive…

Eating disorders are on the rise in youth, with research showing that health-care visits for eating disorders have doubled since before the COVID-19 p…
Sachin Maharaj
Sachin Maharaj
Sachin Maharaj

School board social media lawsuits: For too long we’ve sought individual soluti…

"Apart from whether companies are legally held responsible, reversing the harms being inflicted on our children by social media is going to require co…
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May 13 to May 17

Innovation in education and knowledge mobilization - ACFAS 2024

The Faculty of Education invites you to discover a wide range of symposia organized by its Faculty members during ACFAS 2024. Fourteen professors and …

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May 30

Mental and brain health throughout the lifespan

Join us for the next event in our Research Conversations Series entitled "Mental and Brain Health Throughout the Lifespan" with Harriet Greenstone, an…

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May 10 to May 17

Science-Moi! activities at the 91st Annual ACFAS Conference

Each year, Science-moi! offers programming for the general public to promote the dialogue between science and society, in collaboration with the host …

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Contact us

Ottawa Campus

Lamoureux Hall (LMX)
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Room 143
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
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Telephone: 613-562-5800, 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
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.