Engaging Communities

The Faculty of Education is recognized as a pioneer in creating new ways for universities to connect with their communities.

You can play a major role in supporting initiatives that bring the latest educational technologies into the classroom and creating an online platform to share expertise and further educational practice.

In partnership with the Coquitlam school board, we are looking to establish Innovative Learning Labs at the site of Centennial High School. The space would be used to situate SFU’s highly-regarded Professional Development Program, entirely on-site increasing access to the community.


The Open Source Education Project will create online, open source repository of peer-reviewed educational interventions. This online platform will also provide a forum to evaluate and provide feedback on the use of various interventions.


Friends of Simon recruits, prepares, and assigns university students as literacy tutors in the Lower Mainland, particularly with newcomer K-12 students.