Education News


Recent Faculty Announcements

It is with considerable pride and excitement that we announce that Dr. Kathryn (Kathy) Hibbert has been named a Deputy Editor for North America for the Curriculum Journal of the British Educational Research Association. This distinguished appointment provides a testament to the strength of Kathy’s research reputation internationally.

Leila Gholami from Iran was awarded the prestigious Ontario Trillium Scholarship (OTS) for Doctoral Study to undertake her PhD in Education under the skillful supervision of Dr Farahnaz Faez. Winning this scholarship is a pivotal achievement in an individual's academic career and a strong endorsement of a student's potential for continued research excellence.

Social media sites are a great way to make dialogue with some of Western’s Faculty of Education current and future faculty, staff and students as well as our alumni family. Here we showcase the best of our social media conversations from social networks like YouTube, Twitter and Facebook. Check out the individual Social Feeds for a look at all the social feeds at one place!

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Kathryn (Kathy) Hibbert has accepted the position of Associate Dean, Teacher Education effective July 1st, 2018. Kathy is uniquely positioned to excel within her new leadership role. Please join us in welcoming Kathy to her new role of Associate Dean, Teacher Education and in giving her your assurance of ongoing support.

The Centre for School Mental Health is receiving $99,000 to support schools in understanding and implementing school-based interventions in prevention of substance use. It is 1 part of 3 supporting cannabis public education projects through the Public Health Agency of Canada.