Faculty of Education

Our mission is a commitment to life-long learning in undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate studies to develop critical reflection, compassion, and innovation for educational leaders including teachers, community-based educators, and researchers in a variety of local and global contexts.

The close rapport between students and professors is often cited as the most valued aspect of a UPEI Education student’s experience.

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The University of Prince Edward Island Faculty of Education strives in all its actions to:

  • build caring, equitable, and just relationships and practices
  • develop communities of creative and critical thinkers who value diversity
  • promote environmental responsibility and sustainability
  • practice and foster cooperation and collaboration
  • enhance self-knowledge, aesthetic appreciation, and personal expression
  • model creative and effective teaching and learning practices
  • demonstrate commitment to life-long learning and world mindedness

The Faculty of Education realizes that these goals can best be achieved through collaboration with the greater education community.

"The entire UPEI community was the glue that held me together"

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Success Story
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UPEI Master of Education graduate Han Xu has come a long way from her home in rural China. Now she’s pursuing her PhD.

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