The Faculty of Education is one of the degree-granting units of the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) mandated to offer degree programs in teacher training, and design and deliver new programs that reflect the expertise of UPOU and are responsive to teacher education needs.

The FEd programs adhere to the philosophy of open learning and distance education and aim to reach out to a wide spectrum of learners through dynamic, innovative, alternative learning environments, technologies and opportunities. The unit aims to maintain a system of continuing education to sustain professional growth and promote lifelong learning through both degree and non-degree programs, and instructional packages appropriate to distance learners.