Department of Educational Policy Studies



Update on the Fall 2020 Term

The University is committed to providing a high-quality learning experience for our students, and to maximize university research and service activities. At the same time, our top priority must be ensuring the health and safety of our community. Please make note of the following:

  • The majority of classes in Fall 2020 term will be delivered remotely and online.
  • Where possible, we are committed to providing small group and in-person learning.
  • We will continue to foster the fullest university life experience possible.
  • Residences will be available, based on public health guidelines.

Please continue to monitor Bear Tracks and your UAlberta email for updated information on your Fall term courses.

Updates for Students
Information for Graduate Students

Congratulations to Our Award-Winning Graduate Students

Please join us in congratulating the many award-winning graduate students in our department. This includes three recipients of Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) awards for the 2019-2020 year: Christie Schultz, Taylor Witiw, and Irene Wolfstone.

We also want to congratulate the many students who were recipients of awards in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Student Award Recipients


  • EDPS Doctoral Students Published in Anthology

    July 22, 2020

    Join us in congratulating doctoral students Norma Dunning and Mary Pinkoski for their recent publications in the new anthology Changing the Face of Canadian Literature.

  • Statement on the Passing of Dr. Jerry Kachur

    June 16, 2020

    It is with deep regret and sadness that we share news of Dr. Jerry Kachur's sudden passing. Only last year Jerry retired from the Department of Educational Policy Studies, after 23 years of impactful contributions to teaching, research and service.

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

    June 12, 2020

    Join us in celebrating the Faculty of Education Class of 2020! Though we're not able to join together in person, this year we celebrate our first-ever virtual convocation on Friday June 12th. #UAlberta20

  • Professor Lynette Shultz Receives Supervisor Award

    June 08, 2020

    Join us in congratulating Educational Policy Studies Professor Lynette Shultz on receiving a 2020 FGSR Great Supervisor Award!

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