Message from the Dean


Dean’s Message Source

On behalf of the Faculty of Education, I’m delighted that you’re taking an interest in the Faculty and joining us on our website.

UBC’s Faculty of Education is one of the leading faculties of its kind in the world, advancing educational research and understanding of teaching and learning in a way that celebrates diversity, equity and innovation, and welcomes international collaboration in an increasingly borderless globe.

We offer high-quality research opportunities with some of the top-ranking educational researchers in the world. Our research-oriented graduate programs comprise a diversity of disciplinary, theoretical, and methodological approaches. Contributing to excellence in Education, we provide leading-edge bachelor degrees in Teacher Education and Kinesiology and certificates, diplomas and institutes for leaders and professionals in the field. From 1956 to today, the Faculty of Education has graduated approximately 49,000 students, 37,000 of whom are BEd teacher graduates. We are immensely proud of the contributions of our alumni, and of our high-calibre programs.

I invite you to further explore our Faculty either by touring our website or by visiting us in person at the Faculty of Education, Neville Scarfe Building, 2125 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC.

Dr. Blye Frank
Dean and Professor, Faculty of Education