Programs & Research

UBC’s Faculty of Education is making a global impact on how the world learns and teaches.

From Japan to Afghanistan, Uganda to China, we send experts around the world to share innovative research in Education.

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International Baccalaureate (IB)

UBC’s International Baccalaureate Educator program is Canada’s only IB teacher education program.
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Materials Development for Community Health and Family Literacy Programs in Ethiopia

UBC research collaboration with Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia and Community Field Experience opportunity for students.

Borderless Higher Education for Refugees (BHER)

UBC partners with York University to offer teacher education program for secondary teachers in the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya.

Transformative Educational Leadership Program (TELP)

TELp is specifically designed for emerging and senior leaders ready to expand their worldview and leadership expertise within a cohort of outstanding professionals.

Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC)

The ALGC program is designed for individuals who wish to improve their professional practice by understanding adult learning in the context of global change.

International Faculty Development Program for Teaching Excellence

Designed for university teachers to improve their teaching and deepening their knowledge of teaching and learning in Higher Education.

International Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning (IBTL)

The IBTL Advanced Certificate offers modern disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching and learning approaches in IB education.

Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate (TESL)

The TESL Certificate is designed for pre- and in-service teachers and those who are interested in teaching local and international students in Canada or overseas.

Scholarship of Educational Leadership (SoEL) program

Developing Institutional Leadership: Strategic Approaches to the Scholarship of Educational Leadership in Diverse University Contexts.

Master of Education, Northeast Normal University

UBC and the Northeast Normal University (NENU) has developed a partnership to provide students with an opportunity to graduate with a UBC Masters of Education (MEd) degree.

Community Field Experience – International Partners

Discover education beyond borders and traditional classroom settings.

International School Teacher Professional Development Program

Designed for school teachers at all levels to improve their teaching and deepen their knowledge of teaching and learning in school contexts.

Vancouver Summer Program

The Vancouver Summer Program in the Faculty of Education is a four-week program developed for international undergraduate students from partner universities.

Master of Educational Technology (MET)

International Online Graduate Program

Excellent Teacher Training Program

The Excellent Teacher Training Program facilitates the understanding of western education in order to foster teaching skills to broaden an international knowledge base.

Inner City Critical Literacy Teacher Professional Development Program, Kingston, Jamaica

Critical Literacy Workshop for High School Teachers in Kingston, Jamaica, December 2013.


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