Transforming education,
transforming lives.

Strategic plan 2022-2028

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Land Acknowledgement

Western University is situated on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee, Lunaapeewak and Chonnonton Nations, who have longstanding relationships to the land and region of southwestern Ontario and the City of London. The local First Nation communities of this area include Chippewas of the Thames First Nation, Oneida Nation of the Thames, and Munsee Delaware Nation. This land is also connected to London Township and Sombra Treaties of 1796 and the Dish with One Spoon Wampum.

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Our Mission

The Faculty of Education will transform education and transform lives by leading and contributing to teaching excellence in research-intensive academic and professional programs, and through world-class research that produces measurable and high-quality social impact that benefits society. We are committed to enhancing equity and accessibility for all learners, and culturally and socially responsive knowledge brokering and mobilization.

Our Vision

Transforming education, transforming lives.

Our Values

We are guided by the values of excellence, integrity, equity, belonging, kindness, and social justice.

Towards Western at 150

The Faculty of Education’s 2022-28 Transforming education, transforming lives strategic plan pillars are aligned to the pillars of Towards Western at 150 and select UN Sustainability goals.


This strategic plan is an outgrowth of extensive listening circles across our stakeholder groups. It represents the voices and the aspirations of our community:


  • Alumni
  • All members and representatives of the Faculty of Education's Faculty Council
  • Dean's Advisory Committee (Associate Dean, Teacher Education; Associate Dean, Graduate Education; Associate Dean, Research)
  • Director of Indigenous Education
  • Education Graduate Student Association Leadership
  • Education Student Council Leadership
  • Faculty of Education Academic Program Chairs
  • Faculty of Education Executive Committee
  • Faculty members in the Indigenous Education Office
  • Faculty members of the Applied Psychology Academic Research Cluster
  • Faculty members of the Curriculum Studies and Studies in Applied Linguistics Research Cluster
  • Faculty members of the Critical Policy, Equity, and Leadership Studies Research Cluster
  • Staff, students and faculty at the Strategic Planning Town Hall
  • Teacher Education Liaison Committee

Help us transform education, transform lives

To donate, contact:

Rosie Triebner, CFRE

Director, Community Engagement & Development

519-661-2111 ext. 87643 |

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