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Faculty of Education
We are a global education leader engaged in research and scholarly inquiry, committed to advancing knowledge and dedicated to improving the practice of teaching and the learning experience.
To provide the most intimate and responsive programs, we have evolved the following program areas: Undergraduate Studies, Teacher Education, and Graduate Studies – each with its own unique organizational structure.
50 Years of Education
We first opened our doors at SFU 50 years ago - years filled with leadership, transformation, innovation and engagement. Here are our stories.
October 09, 2018
Hundreds of Canadian adults still struggle to read and write—but you wouldn't know it
There is little awareness as to the importance of adult literacy and for many adults working to improve their literacy and numeracy skills, the issue can no longer remain invisible.
September 24, 2018
Dr. Michelle Pidgeon: Our next generation of leaders gives hope for Canada's future
If I told you the negative stereotypes commonly parroted about young people are mostly bogus, would you believe me? You should.
September 20, 2018
Dr. Roger Frie shortlisted for 2018 Vine Awards
Dr. Roger Frie's Not in My Family: German Memory and Responsibility after the Holocaust (OUP, 2017) has been shortlisted for the 2018 Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature in the History Category. In addition to this shortlist, Not in My Family is the recipient of the 2017 Canadian Jewish Literary Award and 2018 Western Canada Jewish Book Award.
September 18, 2018
Province celebrates new French teacher education students and expands training efforts
Rob Fleming, Minister of Education, joined officials from SFU, UBC, the French Consulate and the Canadian Parents for French to meet this year’s cohort of student French teachers, seeing first-hand how recruitment efforts are working. There are 17 new French-language training spaces at SFU and 20 at UBC funded by the province in partnership with the Government of Canada, as part of ongoing recruitment and retention strategies.
September 18, 2018
Horatio Alger Association of Canada releases first-ever Voices of Our Youth survey
The first-of-its-kind survey polled more than 2,000 Canadians aged 14-23. The results challenge much of the conventional wisdom about young Canadians and sheds lights on the world view of "Generation Z" – the group of people born in the mid- to late-1990s, after the so-called "Millennials".