Mission and Vision

Our Mission

Simon Fraser University's Faculty of Education is committed to scholarly excellence, leading-edge pedagogy, innovative curriculum, engagement with teachers, differentiated staffing and a participatory democratic culture. A global leader in educational research and a pathfinder in Canada's teacher education, the Faculty of Education is committed to ethical practice, equity, social justice and diversity.

Our Vision

The Simon Fraser University Faculty of Education−a diverse community of scholars−promotes a broad spectrum of scholarly and professional inquiry to advance theory, pedagogy and the practice of education. We look beyond precedents and categories to honour inquiry and imagination.


The Faculty is committed to a culture that develops the individual and fosters social renewal. Our scope extends throughout the lifespan and celebrates human differences. A spirit of hope inspires our work.