The College of Education grew out of related programs offered by the Qiushi and Yuying Academies founded in 1897. At present, with more than 120 years of tradition in the field of education, the College focuses on academic research, teaching, and community service. Its mission is to nurture future leaders with international perspective, innovative spirit and comprehensive capabilities in the field of Education, Sports Science, and Psychology. The College offers degree and non-degree programs, formal and non-formal training courses in collaboration with governmental and international organizations, and self-funded programs in order to provide various paths for professional development in a lifelong learning society.
The College consists of the Department of Education, the Department of Sports Science, the Department of Curriculum and Learning Sciences, the Institute of Educational Leadership and Policy, and the Teaching and Research Section of Military affairs. The College has established a dozen of research centers as well, making it a leading position in a number of research areas in the country.