Faculty of Education

A top-ranked Faculty with leading-edge programs.

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Whether you want to become a teacher and share your passion for knowledge, expand your professional horizons, or dive into groundbreaking research, the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education has a program for you. 

We are ranked among the top 100 faculties of education worldwide and our students benefit from the many opportunities of studying 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.

Become a teacher

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.

Become an expert

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 M.A., M.Ed., or Ph.D. degree working with our internationally distinguished professors in fields such as counselling psychology, health professions education, Indigenous studies, leadership, evaluation, curriculum or policy studies, educational technology, or second language education.

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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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Donation

$100,000 gift will support future teachers in French

Thanks to a generous donation by Mr. Louis Lavoie, the Faculty will receive $100,000 for the Lavoie Bursary Fund for future teachers.
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Convocation

Congratulations to all Faculty of Education graduates!

June was yet another historic Convocation season here at the Faculty of Education and this time we celebrated together, in-person, with our graduates.
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Awards

Faculty of Education Awards for Excellence: Congratulations to our winners

The Faculty of Education congratulates the eight recipients of our 2021 Awards for Excellence.

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Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt

Reducing bullying in schools

Schools need to break the culture of silence.
Lisa Howell
Lisa Howell
Lisa Howell

Canada Day celebrations take new approach to honour Indigenous Peoples

"Education about colonialism and residential schools must be included in any Canada Day event,"

Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt

Nepean HS parent distressed by 'culture of silence' after son beaten in bathroom

"Supervision by teachers and other adults outside of class time... is an important part of prevention."
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Office of Undergraduate Studies

Lamoureux Hall (LMX)
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Room 143
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
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Academic Secretariat: [email protected]

Formation en éducation technologique: [email protected]

Professional Development: [email protected]

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Fax: 613-562-5963

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Graduate Studies

Lamoureux Hall (LMX)
145 Jean-Jacques-Lussier Private, Room 143
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
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[email protected]

Tel.: 613-562-5804
Toll-free: 1-800-860-8577
Fax: 613-562-5235

Academic Secretariat

Tuesday to Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
1 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

Technical Support  │   613-562-5800 ext. 6555

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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