The School of Pedagogical Sciences (SPS) is a part of Kannur University. The objective of the Kannur University Act 1996 is to establish in the state of Kerala a teaching, residential and affiliating University so as to provide for the development of higher education. As such the School of Pedagogical Sciences was established in the year 2005 with M.Ed. course and Ph.D. programme in Education. The school got full recognition by NCTE vide Recognition order No F.KL/MED/SRO/NCTE/2005-2006/3168 date 29/09/2005.The school Conducts Post Graduate and Research (Ph.D.) programmes in Education, short term courses and Teacher empowerment programmes. This school, conducts Under Graduate Programmes in Education (B.Ed. Course) at three districts of Kerala (Kannur, Kasaragod and Mananthavady).Now SPS has a student intake of 50 for two year M.Ed. programme from 1st July 2015 onwards. The department has a broad vision for teacher development catering to the need of 21st century India.
The School of Pedagogical Sciences is situated at Dharmasala near Mangattuparamba campus of Kannur University, which is 18 kilometers away from Kannur Railway Station. SPS had a three storied building with a huge compound and modern facilities for quality teacher education. SPS has sufficient infrastructure facilities comprising of modern information communication technology facilities. SPS provides leadership in teacher education in Kannur University. SPS prepares quality teacher educators for training the prospective teachers for secondary and higher secondary schools.