1. Centre for Global Citizenship Education & Research International Conference

    CGCER is hosting Global Education, Common Wealth and Uncommon Citizenships from November 5-7, 2015.

  2. Best Paper Award CAIS

    Congratulations to two doctoral candidates in the Faculty of Education!

  3. WRRCEA Western Region Research Conference on the Education of Adults

    For the first time at a Canadian institution, the University of Alberta Department of Educational Policy Studies is proud to host the WRRCEA.

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Welcome to Educational Policy Studies

Our department, one of six units in the Faculty of Education, offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses and programs. This is a multidisciplinary department excelling in developing and disseminating scholarship that explores educational policies and practices as they pertain to leadership, society, culture, and life-long learning.

The Department offers Master's and Doctoral programs in the following specialized areas of study:

Adult, Community and Higher Education

Educational Administration and Leadership

Indigenous Peoples Education

Theoretical, Cultural and International Studies in Education

Our Vision and Values

The Department of Educational Policy Studies is a diverse intellectual community founded on:

personally meaningful relationships;

collective support of individual scholarship (research, teaching, and service);

scholarship from multiple perspectives in an environment of respectful collegiality;

vital connections with community partners;

theoretical and practical social action.

The University of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, traditional lands of First Nations and Métis people. 


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