FOE has a strong faculty team with great academic reputation. At present, there are 215 full-time faculty members, including 80 professors and 73 associate professors. More than 91% of the faculty members have obtained doctorate degrees and 17% of them have obtained their doctorate degrees at universities overseas. Their research interests cover a wide range of topics in the field of education.
In 2013，Faculty of Education employed 1 “985 project”chief expert, 2 young faculty.One young faculty got his doctorate degree from an overseas university,and the other one graduated from Beijing Normal University as a post-doctor. In 2013, 8 associate professors were promoted as professors or researchers; 8 lecturers were promoted as associate professors;1editor was promoted as the associate senior editor. 1 faculty got the title “new century talents”and 7 faculty went abroad to further their study. Until November of 2013, Faculty of Education has 216 full-time faculty including 81professors(accounting for37.5%) 73 associate professor(accounting for33.8%) and 62 lecturers (accounting for 28.7.6%). 91% of the faculty members have obtained doctorate degrees and 16.7% of them have obtained their doctorate degrees at universities overseas. 42% of the faculty have overseas study experience for more than half a year.
In 2013, the internationalization of FOE faculty is significantly improved. As for the recruitment of foreign faculty, 'procedures of the recruitment of foreign faculty in pilot college”was promulgated. According to these procedures, 2 full-time foreign facultymembers were recruited. The two facultymembers undertook the teaching task of undergraduate and postgraduate and research tasks. In '985 Project' construction project, 11“985 visiting researchers” were recruited from overseas universities and all of them have been here and began to undertake the task of guiding students, giving short courses , lectures and other work.
On the aspect of the construction of high-level faculty team, among the full-time FOE faculty members, there is 1 senior professor, 2 'the ChangJiang Scholar Program' Professors, 2 entrantsof “National BaiQianWan Talents Program”,1 National Renowned teacher, 1national-level teaching team, 2 faculty supported by Program for Cross Century Excellent Talents in University and 24 faculty supported by Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University. The number of high level talents maintains the leading position in similar colleges of domestic universities.