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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Awad Ibrahim

Awad Ibrahim first to hold the Air Canada Professorship on Anti-Racism

We are proud to announce the appointment of Awad Ibrahim as the first professor to hold the new Air Canada Professorship on Anti-racism.
Indigenous Rights
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Indigenous Rights

A Year in Review: Indigenous Rights in Education

In September 2021, our Faculty launched its Year of Action which was guided by the principles of ethical engagement, reciprocity, and respect.
Tricia McGuire-Adams

CFI to fund creation of lab to research Indigenous knowledge and well-being

Professor Tricia McGuire-Adams to lead new lab that will conduct innovative research on the knowledge and well-being of Indigenous peoples.

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Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt
Tracy Vaillancourt

How the first day of school can go wrong

"We learn best when we feel we belong."
Joel Westheimer
Joel Westheimer
Joel Westheimer

Should you be worried if your child is in a split grade class?

What does the research say about education outcomes in split grade classes?
Peggy J. Kleinplatz
Peggy J. Kleinplatz
Peggy J. Kleinplatz

New research provides theory on why women stopped menstruating upon arrival at …

Interviews with 93 female survivors conducted in Yiddish, Hebrew, English and French deepen understanding of Holocaust atrocities.
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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]

1-800-860-8577 (Toll-Free)
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

Office hours

September 1 to May 31: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed during lunch hour, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.)

June 1 to August 31: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (closed during lunch hour, 12 p.m. to 1 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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