Join Waubgeshig Rice and Jennifer David, hosts of the Storykeepers podcast,for a virtual discussion on September 23, 2021 about how Indigenous books can help teachers and students unlearn colonialisms and work towards restorying relations.
As part of the lineup of University events honouring the Franco-Ontarian community, the Faculty of Education will host a roundtable discussion on September 23, 2021 focusing on the pandemic experiences of teachers in minority language settings. Reserve your place today.
Five professors and one post-doctoral researcher from the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education are among a group of leading scholars and education professionals who contributed their expertise to a new Royal Society of Canada (RSC) policy briefing on education.
A new year and many adventures in your educational journey are just ahead! Read about the many uO Campus Welcome Week events as well as the mandatory online sessions and activities related to your specific program.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education graduate student Elie Ndala, recipient of a 2021-2022 Ricard Foundation scholarship. This award is given each year to francophone students living outside of Quebec.
Members of the Educlang research group will host their first one-day Summer Institute for education professionals on July 7, 2021. The event will feature virtual workshops for language teachers guided by the theme ‘Teaching in an era of plurilingualism and cultural diversity.’
The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education awarded an honorary doctorate to Mr. Wes Hall, a leading philanthropist and anti-Black racism activist, during the 2021 Convocation ceremony held on Monday, June 14th.
A new article in the uOttawa Gazette features a list of educational resources for Indigenous History Month, curated by members of the Faculty of Education. These ten resources are places to begin the work of learning and unlearning.
Congratulations to Amanda Krause, winner of a Master’s Thesis Award by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. This 2021 CCPA award honors research excellence and her “important contribution to the field of counselling.”
Your hard work and dedication of the past years now bring you to an important life moment: receiving your university degree. Although we will not be together in person, we will gather for a virtual ceremony to honor and to celebrate your achievements as a Faculty community.
People across Canada are mourning the 215 children whose remains were discovered on the site of the former Kamloops Residential School, in the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation in British Columbia. The past shapes the present and we have yet to fully acknowledge the past when it comes to the Residential School system.
Join us on June 23rd, 2021 at noon for a presentation by Joël Thibeault, Catherine Maynard and Marilyne Boisvert - Taking Linguistic Diversity into Account when Teaching French Grammar: A Description of Practices Reported by Teachers in Ontario and Quebec.
Congratulations to Faculty of Education professor Bernard W. Andrews, named one of three winners of the 2021 Beckwith Award. This Canadian Music Centre Ontario award honors outstanding contributions to music-making in Ontario.
We, the members of the Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa, join the diverse chorus of voices expressing support for the Laurentian University community. Lack of funding for francophone programs limits opportunities for higher education and puts into peril the current and future flourishing of the Franco-Ontarian community.
The University of Ottawa's Faculty of Education, together withthe Catholic University of Central Africa's Faculty of Philosophy,will host an international symposium on the social challenges of teaching. The event will be held over two days from April 15 to 16, 2021, 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT).
In this Research Conversation, Marlene Hoff, Research Facilitator and Isabelle Bourgeois, Vice-Dean, Research and Professional Development, will focus on planning and scaffolding activities and grant proposals. This virtual event will be held on April 23rd, 2021 at 9:30 AM.
The Ontario College of Teachers wants to hear from you. The College is reviewing an application for the general accreditation of the pre-service Indigenous Teacher Education Program (ITEP) offered at the University of Ottawa. Send your feedback by May 1, 2021.
Join us April 21st at noon to hear J. Bradley Cousins present on the Evidence-based Principles to Guide Collaborative Approaches to Evaluation. Cousins is an Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Education, a Principal Researcher and previous Director of CRECS.
Did you know the University of Ottawa's Faculty of Education has campuses in Toronto and Windsor?In this interview with the Windsor leadership team, Nicole Baillargeon and Thomas Couvillion discuss the history of the campus, their roles, and the big news about le Carrefour communautaire francophone de Windsor-Essex.
In this reflection, Faculty of Education doctoral candidate Leilah Mbida shares observations and conclusions gleaned from the conference ‘The Pandemic and Education: Consequences and Challenges,’ a gathering of education partners and legal scholars held in 2021.
Le groupe de recherche Éducation et langues (EducLang) de la Faculté d’éducation de l’Université d’Ottawa, et le Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire de Recherche en Didactique, Éducation et Formation (LIRDEF) de l’Université de Montpellier, vous convient à un symposium portant sur les enjeux des langages associés à l’accueil des populations migrantes. Cet événement aura lieu en mode virtuelle le 31 mars 2021, de 10 h à 12 h (HAE).
In this Research Conversation, Professor Amal Boultif and Béatrice Crettenand Pecorini, Ph.D. candidate and research assistant, focused on the preliminary findings of a literature review about the uses of media and multi-modal literacy in digital contexts. This virtual event was held on March 29th, 2021.
« Apprendre et enseigner en contexte linguistique minoritaire » is a colloquium co-organized by Nathalie Bélanger of the Faculty of Education and theUniversity of Ottawa'sCentre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française (CRCCF). This event will be held over two days, March 25 -26, 2021.
'Am I a Racist? Becoming an Ally or Activist Against Racism' is a panel discussion about creating space and awareness for open conversations on ingrained racist structures affecting students, professionals and scholars. This event is hosted by Professor Boulou Ebanda de B’béri, Special Advisor on Anti-Racism and Inclusion, and the Faculty of Education.
In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, l'Association canadienne pour la promotion des héritages africains(ACPHA), in collaboration with the Faculty of Education and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, will host a film screening of UNESCO's General History of Africa on March 24, 2021.
Dean Richard Barwell announces the University of Ottawa’s major investment of $1.2 million for expansion of the Faculty’s Windsor Campus. As part of its strategic plan focused on contributions to the vitality of la francophonie ontarienne, this funding will enable the Faculty to double its capacity to prepare future teachers.
As part of Le mois de la francophonie, members of the Faculty of Education of the University of Ottawa and the Institute of Applied Linguistics of Abidjan will host a symposium on multilingualism and language learning on March 10, 2021, from 10 AM to 12 PM EST.
This Research Conversation, offered by professors Claire Duchesne and Ruth Kane, focused on graduate student supervision. The presenters offered a plethora of key advice to full-time Faculty members on the elements of successful supervision.
Join us for the 2021Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium 'Breaking Down Barriers: Change through Conversation, Engagement, and Action' happening on March 4-5. This year's keynote address will be given by Dr. Marie McAndrew, Emeritus Professor in the Département d’administration et fondements de l’éducation de la Faculté des sciences de l’éducation at the Université de Montréal.
A new article in the uOttawa Gazette features Faculty of Education graduate student Pearline Barrett-Fraser. Learn more about her life story and her work as an elementary school teacher and dance educator.
Researchers from l’École normale supérieure de l’Université de Lyon and the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education gathered for a virtual symposium on the contribution of research to professional development programs for teachers. This event took place on February 25, 2021, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST).
Join Professor El Hadji Yaya Koné for his presentation 'Construit identitaire professionnel en enseignement : pratique réflexive et autorégulation de l’enseignant.e dans les cours d’action' on January 20, 2021. This event is part of the CRECS Noon-Hour Colloquium series.
If you are a student in this program, a Faculty member, an associate teacher, an alumnus or an interested member of the community, the Ontario College of Teachers welcomes your thoughts, concerns or kudos on the quality of the program.
New measures announced by the Government of Ontario due to the health emergency went into effect at 12:01 am this morning. At the Faculty of Education, the new measures will have little impact on day-to-day operations and activities, given what is already in place.
Join us on February 24th at noon to hear Slim Hammami present on the History of a Field Intervention with Marginalized Youth in the Borough of Montreal North. This event is part of the Noon-Hour Colloquium series hosted by CRECS.
Black History Month: Past, Present, and Future is a series hosted by University of Ottawa's Faculty of Education.The month-long event aims to celebrate Blackness and to provide opportunities for all educators to think about how to counter anti-Black racism in the classroom.
This session focused on preparing a conference presentation and will feature an overview of various types of presentations and on how to write a proposal for a conference such as the Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium. Professors from the Faculty of Education also shared their conference experiences as well as advice on how to stand out from the crowd as a presenter.
The Faculties of Education of the University of Ottawa and Central China Normal University came together for an online symposium Educational Development in the Age of ICT, held on November 6, 2020. Professors from both institutions presented their work and discussed current issues in education and online learning.
As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into the new school year, Canadians are thinking hard about inequities students and their families face in access to and familiarity with computers, high-speed Internet access, and related digital technologies.
The Call for Proposals for the 2021 Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium is now open and submissions are due December 23, 2020. Graduate students are invited to submit proposals for papers, panels, workshops, Ignite sessions and Twitter posters for this year's conference which will be held March 4-5, 2021.
Dear Students: You have likely heard about the province-wide shutdown scheduled to begin on Saturday, December 26, 2020. Many of you may have questions about possible impacts on your activities during the winter break and we encourage you to consult updates from Ottawa Public Health and the Ontario provincial government.
If you are a student in this program, a Faculty member, an associate teacher, an alumnus or an interested member of the community, the Ontario College of Teachers welcomes your thoughts, concerns or kudos on the quality of the program.
Every year, the Faculty of Education proudly recognizes the outstanding achievements and dedication of its members. The event is a time-honored tradition and despite the unprecedented challenges of this pandemic year, the Faculty presented four awards in a virtual ceremony on December 2, 2020.
The Faculty of Education welcomes Nancy Crépeau, Indigenous Education (Francophone position), and Eliane Dulude, Educational Leadership (Francophone position), who will begin their functions as regular professors starting in January 2021.
In this conversation, Dean Richard Barwell and Abdi Bileh, co-founder of the Association canadienne pour la promotion des héritages africains (ACPHA), discuss the crucial work of the ACPHA in creating awareness about the contributions of people of African descent in Canadian society and around the world.
Congratulations to all graduates from the Faculty of Education! We look forward to celebrating with you this Sunday, November 29th, 2020 beginning at 1:00 PM EST for doctorates (Ceremony 1) and 7:00 PM EST for all other graduates (Ceremony 3).
A new article in the uOttawa Gazette features Faculty of Education Professor Michael Wilson and the story of his career trajectory from jazz musician to academic. Wilson is the author of In a Grain of Sand: A New Vision of Arts Education.
This session focused on preparing a conference presentation and featured an overview of various types of presentations and how to write a proposal for a conference such as the Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium.
Faculty of Education professors Tracy Vaillancourt and Jessica Whitley are among the featured panelists for Covid-19, Children and Schools, a virtual event hosted by the Royal Society of Canada’s Working Group on Children and Schools, happening on November 23, 2020.
We recognise the many calls from a broad coalition of students, professors, staff, partners and the general public to contribute to action for racial justice and to address anti-Black racisms and other racisms in our Faculty, University and society.
University of Ottawa Faculty of Education Professor and Chaire de recherché en education et francophonie, Nathalie Bélanger is among the invited panelists to present at the 2020 French and the Law Symposium.
On behalf of all members of the Faculty of Education, I wish to extend a warm welcome to regular professors El Hadji Yaya Koné and John Ranellucci who joined the faculty in 2020. Congratulations to our new colleagues and welcome!
Welcome to the Faculty of Education! Join us for our first-ever lineup of virtual orientation events during which you will meet professors, cohort leads, administrative staff members and, of course, your fellow classmates. Are you ready? We are!
In this interview, three Faculty of Education professors, Nathalie Bélanger, Megan Cotnam-Kappel and Phyllis Dalley, offer their thoughts and observations on the evolution of distance education and the possibilities for the post-pandemic period.
Responding to the many challenges and opportunities posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, professors and graduate student researchers from the Faculty of Education share their expertise in media interviews, blog posts, scholarly journals and via podcasts. Follow this page for regular updates.
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a ‘new normal’ of ubiquitous distance teaching and learning. Rethinking education in uncertain times such as these requires adaptations and innovations that are responsive to the needs of students, educators and families. The Faculty of Education is offering the following relevant courses during the Spring-Summer term that will delve into the multitude of questions engendered by the current crisis.
The Education of African Canadian Children: Critical Perspectives, edited by the Faculty of Education’s Professor Awad Ibrahim, explores the past and present issues of education of African Canadian children.
A project run by the TacTIC group from the Franco-Ontarian teaching resource centre, CFORP, in partnership with the Toronto Campus and an area school is on the shortlist for the Trophées francophones du numérique pour l’éducation.
Professor André Samson has received a $10,000 grant to develop a teaching tool for students in his Éducation à la carrière (PED 3555) and Qualifications additionnelles – spécialiste (PDP 3636) courses.
A painting by Faculty of Education student Soro Zana (SOROZ) was on display during the vernissage of a student art exhibit organized by the Regroupement étudiant franco-ontarien (RÉFO), held in the Carrefour francophone on January 28, 2016.
Students from Formation à l’enseignement, a Francophone teacher education program given at uOttawa’s Windsor campus, briefly describe what they learned during their Community Service Learning experience at a school in their area.
February 1st, 2016 was the deadline for submitting an application for the first round of offers for Formation à l’enseignement. Applications will be accepted and considered on a first come first served basis after that date.
Tina Charlebois (BEd ʼ06) is a celebrated writer in the Franco-Ontarian literary world. She will take part in the upcoming tribute to Franco-Ontarian writing at Ottawa’s National Arts Centre this month.
The Faculty of Education, in collaboration with the University, will be implementing energy-efficient procedures over the holiday break in a conscience effort to minimize waste and optimize resource use.
On Monday November 9th, Professor Lisa Glithero and her class of developing global perspectives cohort intermediate/senior teacher candidates teamed up with local Metis/Cree artist and educator Jaime Koebel to facilitate an ‘Indigenous Walk’ of downtown Ottawa.
They’re a group of five, and they go by the name The Howards. Two of them are well-known at the Faculty of Education. By day, they are professors at the University of Ottawa, and by night, they transform into musicians in a band. Read the entire article.
Students from the Teacher Education program and their professor gathered on Parliament Hill to accompany elementary school students from across the Ottawa area participating in “Have a Heart Day for First Nations Children”.
Since 1985, the Jean-Paul Dionne Symposium has been bringing the Faculty of Education together and encouraging research.This year, the symposium took place on March 5 and 6 under the theme of Defy the Conventional: Moving Bodies of Knowledge and proved to be a real success.
Every year, a student in the Teacher Education Program who demonstrates scholastic ability, the ability to work with children at the primary/junior level, and has a background and passion for music, drama, dance, or creative movement receives this award.
On Thursday, April 2, teachers from the Kitigan Zibi School came to the Faculty to deliver workshops on how they develop strong Anishinabe identity by integrating culture and a third language into their class curriculum.
If you obtained your BEd in Ontario but are not yet a member of the Ontario College of Teachers, you must be certified by August 31st, 2015 in order to be recognized under the current College requirements.
Congratulations to Professor Bernard W. Andrews, recipient of the 2013 Best Research Article Award. The article was published in 2013 in the International Journal of Arts and Sciences (IJAS) This was the first time that an article on music was selected for this award.
Interested in program evaluation and want to know more about it? Take a few minutes to watch our new promotional video that presents the Diploma in Program Evaluation, available in English or French through the Faculty of Education. Share it with colleagues and friends, and comment about it on our Facebook page!
Two PhD candidates in education, Karen Turner and Megan Cotnam-Kappel, collaborated with Professor Sylvie Lamoureux (Institute of Official Languages and Bilingualism) to develop a report on the factors of academic success.
We invite you to read the complete article via the Media page of uOttawa.
A selection of promotional items such as mugs, USB keys, backpacks or umbrellas are offered by the University of Ottawa Faculty of Education. These items are now available for sale in room 322 of the Lamoureux building, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
On October 18 and 19, 2013, the University of Ottawa will play host to high school students from all over the city for its Fall Open House. On this occasion, the Faculty of Education will offer workshops and information sessions, which will allow students to discover the world of education, as well as to find out more about what is required to become a teacher: Thinking of becoming a teacher? Attend this information session to find out about the teacher education program, the application process and a career in...
The University of Ottawa Community Counselling Service is offering a series of career decision making workshops entitled "Choose Well to Succeed". These workshops are being offered to grade 11 and 12 students who would like to start planning their careers and would benefit from guidance in choosing their future CEGEP, college of university program. A signed consent form by parents is mandatory to attend the workshop.
These workshops will be facilitated by Professor André Samson, PhD, on the following dates :
The application deadline has been extended to January 31, 2014. Candidates must submit their Statement of experience profile by February 14, 2014. Priority for the first round of offers will be given to candidates who submit their statement of experience profile by December 19, 2013.
For more information, please contact : educprog@uOttawa.ca
The Resources section allows you to quickly find resources (as the name suggests) in administration, computing and technology, and marketing and communications. Looking for a reimbursement form, a guide for new employees, the faculty's logo to download, an accessible poster template, or access to the online CV portal? You can find all of that and more in the Resources section of the Faculty's website. The Governance section contains the descriptions of several different committees of the Faculty, the...
On December 12-13, 2013, Joël Thibeault, PhD Student and Part-Time Professor at the Faculty of Education of the University of Ottawa, will represent the University of Ottawa in Graz, Austria for a workshop held at the European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML), an institution created by the Council of Europe. The "European Portfolio for Student Teachers of Preschool Initial Training" project allows experts directly involved in pre-service or in-service training of teachers at...
The Sudanese-Canadian Association of Ottawa honours Professor Awad Ibrahim for his devotion and dedication to the Sudanese Community in Canada. The SCAO celebrates, with Honouring Community Strengths 2013, the remarkable successes, contributions and achievements of their exceptional members. Congratulations to Professor Awad...
The Canadian Music Educator Journal presents, in its fall 2013 issue, Professor Bernard Andrews' winning essay in the inaugural year of the Pat Shand Canadian Music Essay Contest. The work of the 2012 recipient of the Prize for Essays on Canadian Music in Education explores matters surrounding the composition of educational music and focuses on findings from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funded New Sounds of Learning Project. These findings raise awareness of the complexities of balancing...
Lisa Glithero, a doctoral candidate and part-time professor at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education found herself boarding a ship to take part in one of the Students On Ice expeditions to the Arctic.
Please note: December 1, 2014 was the deadline for submitting an application for the first round of offer. Applications will be accepted and considered on a first come first served basis after that date.