About the Faculty of Education

Lakehead University’s Faculty of Education offers innovative undergraduate, graduate, and ongoing learning opportunities that are grounded in research and a commitment to social and environmental wellbeing. The Faculty serves diverse communities through active partnerships and learner engagement. The Faculty strives to inspire, and be, active and critical learners who are recognized for their leadership and commitment to research, teaching, and service in education.

For more information about our Faculty, see our Education Exchange Newsletters.

We offer Unique Learning Opportunities

Our various Departments offer programs and courses that can help you to explore your passions while also preparing you to help others learn. Some of our programs include the following:

Our Research is Diverse

Faculty members are active researchers in a broad array of areas, including:

  • Aboriginal and Indigenous Education
  • Arts Integrated Inquiry
  • Curriculum Studies
  •  Early Childhood Education
  • Early Reading
  • Educational Technology
  • Environmental and Sustainability Education
  • Climate Change Education
  • Health Education
  • Inclusive Education
  • International Education
  • Large-Scale Testing and Evaluation
  • Literacy Education
  • Math and Science Education
  • Media and Education
  • Online Learning
  • Teacher Mentoring
  • Social Justice Education

The Faculty is also home to two Canada Research Chairs (Environmental Education; Arts Integrated Studies), the Centre for Place and Sustainability Studies, the Arts Integration Research Lab, the Multi-Data Convergence Lab, two art galleries (LAIR and In Other Words), and the Education Library. Refereed journals currently being edited by faculty members include the Journal of Science Teacher Education, the Journal of the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies, and the International Journal of Holistic Early Learning and Development.

For more information about our research in Education, see our Our Research & Innovations page.

An Opportunity to Learn in Two Exceptional Locations

The Faculty of Education offers high-quality learning experiences at both our Lakehead Thunder Bay and our Lakehead Orillia campuses. While both campuses allow you to study Education, there is variation in what both campus offers. For more information about our campuses and their different programs, click the following: