A leader in educational research, the Faculty of Education unites a wide and diverse community of passionate researchers.

A leader in education research

The Faculty of Education is a national and international leader in education that unites a diverse community of passionate researchers, both professors and students. It is also an official French and English language supplier to the Ontario Ministry of Education.

For the past thirty years, graduate students have organized the annual Jean-Paul Dionne Research Symposium, an event that showcases and shares student research.

The Faculty publishes a peer-reviewed open online journal, the Educational Review, and hosts two conferences as part of its Excellence in Education Lecture Series.

The Faculty is home to:

  • Laboratories, networks and Educational Research Units (ERU)
  • The holders of the Canada Research Chair in School-Based Mental Health and Violence Prevention, the Air Canada Professorship on Anti-racism, and the Research Chair in Medical Pedagogy at the Institut du Savoir Montfort
  • A community counselling service
  • A training and research facility for counselling and psychotherapy
  • The Centre for Research on Educational and Community Services (CRECS), which collaborates in research, evaluation and training with organizations in the educational, social service and health sectors

Our researchers in the news

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Stephanie Arnott
Faculty of Education

Stephanie Arnott wins the 2023 Robert Roy Award in second language teaching and research

Congratulations to Professor Stephanie Arnott for winning the 2023 Robert Roy Award, given by the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CA…
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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…
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Madelaine McCracken
Faculty of Education

What can the Métis sash teach us about truth, and then reconciliation, for educators?

Métis scholar Madelaine McCracken (MEd ’21) knew she wanted to be a teacher when she was just eight years old. What she didn’t know was where her yout…

Research events

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Dec 14

Comparative perspectives on socio-educational diversity and language issues

Join us for the next event in our  Research Conversations Series entitled ''Comparative perspectives on socio-educational diversity and language issue…

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Jan 18

Discover the edstudiO

The University of Ottawa's Faculty of Education is pleased to invite you to the official launch of edstudiO, a new interactive learning space. Equippe…