A CANADIAN EDUCATION LEADER
Education is powerful. It transforms lives and creates safer, stronger communities. It equalizes opportunities, ignites potential and breaks down barriers - all for the betterment of society. SFU’s Faculty of Education is an inclusive, welcoming community of students, researchers, practitioners and staff committed to advancing the field of education through scholarly inquiry and community engagement. We help learners become leaders, so they can inspire others.
Whether you're an aspiring teacher or curious about educational theories and practices, our programs offer the flexibility to explore disciplines and subjects through an education lens and pursue pathways beyond traditional teaching careers. Whatever your journey, when you study here, you’re part of an inclusive learning community that sparks personal growth and self-discovery and opens you to a world of possibilities.
Do you yearn to inspire your own students? If you are planning to become a K-12 teacher in BC, our programs allow you to explore unique pathways at any career stage. Here you’ll have the opportunity to learn from experienced practitioners and faculty, and explore strategies for supporting diversity and inclusivity. You will also be part of a professional community that will teach the next generation.
For teachers and paraprofessionals seeking meaningful professional growth, our graduate and post-baccalaureate diploma programs offer opportunities to upgrade, specialize and advance your teaching practice. Here, you’ll find diverse areas of study that align your unique interests and values, improve your practice through reflective inquiry and build professional connections in a welcoming and inclusive community.
Are you ready to immerse yourself into specialized areas of study? Our graduate programs allow you to work with award-winning researchers that are dedicated to advancing teaching practices and learning experiences in response to community needs. Our customized programs prepare students for academic and professional careers that meet the needs of educators and leaders. Here, you’ll be part of a dedicated, diverse community that puts personal inquiry into practice.
LEARNING DESIGNED FOR WHEREVER YOU ARE
Where are you now and where do you want to be? No matter where you start, our programs help you begin your journey forward. And because we recognize that no two journeys are the same, we help you create a path that is uniquely yours with a destination determined by you. If you’re ready, so are we.
OUR CORE VALUES
Equity, diversity and inclusion principles are infused into our culture and curriculum. We welcome individuality and embolden students to find and follow their unique pathway.
We bring a deep reverence for Indigenous learning and interconnectedness to everything we do and are committed to meaningful, ongoing reconciliation education.
CULTURE OF INQUIRY
We encourage and nurture inquiry through research, hands-on learning and community partnerships, in order to answer existing questions and inspire new ones.