World-Class Research

In addition to our Research Centres and Institutes the Faculty of Education is home to more than 50 research groups, laboratories and projects. 

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Office of First Nations & Inuit Education (OFNIE)

Since 1978 our First Nations and Inuit Education programs have worked in partnership with Indigenous communities throughout Quebec.

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The Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW) 

A transdisciplinary unit housed at McGill's Faculty of Education, the IHDW's work addresses the role that leadership and policy-making can play in human development and well-being.

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Open five days a week to everyone, the Art Hive serves the entire McGill community and functions as a studio, an art research centre, an event space and a gallery.

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McGill Research Centre for Physical Activity & Health (PATH)

Led by the Faculty of Education, PATH is a focal point for researchers interested in promoting health through physical activity. 

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The McGill Art Hive Initiative (MAHI)

The McGill Art Hive is a gathering place for the McGill community, a simple space for making art where participation requires no art background or experience. At the MAHI conversation, togetherness and relaxation can accompany the process of making art.

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Faculty members teach within their respective disciplines and participate in a diversity of basic and applied research projects locally, nationally and internationally. Research initiatives inform our teacher training programs, educating graduates who enter the classroom as teachers with current, relevant, and optimized professional skill-sets. 


Our research centres and institutes function as hubs for interdisciplinary work and engage experts from numerous nations, faculties, and schools.


Since 1976 our First Nations and Inuit Education programs have worked in partnership with Indigenous communities throughout Quebec.

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Our faculty's special initiatives and partnerships connect us with community organizations, educational institutions, government and industry affiliates.