2011 News

  • AQ Instructor Awards of Excellence

    November 11, 2011

    Congratulations to Larry Langan and Alison Ogilvie, winners of the Additional Qualification Teaching Award for Excellence for the summer 2011 sessions.

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  • When Violence Becomes Entertaining

    October 21, 2011

    Over 500 educators, school resource staff, trustees, parents and community professionals with an interest in the well-being of children attended a conference on Media Violence, hosted at the Faculty of Education on October 20 - 21.

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  • Dr. Päivi Berg to Give Two Lectures

    September 22, 2011

    The Faculty of Education Research Office presents 2 talks by: Dr. Päivi Berg University of Helsinki, Finland

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  • Welcome, Teacher Candidates of the Class of 2012!

    September 1, 2011

    For 725 new Bachelor of Education students, Thursday, September 1 was the first day of the journey to become a professional teacher.

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  • Faculty in the Media

    July 14, 2011

    Faculty members from Education continue to receive media attention, with a flurry of features in recent weeks!

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  • Welcome to Dean Vicki Schwean

    June 30, 2011

    A very warm welcome to Dr. Vicki Schwean, who begins her five year term as Dean of Western's Faculty of Education on July 1.

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  • Welcome to our Visiting Scholar, Dr. Mary Hamilton

    May 31, 2011

    Western’s Faculty of Education is delighted to welcome Dr. Mary Hamilton as our Visiting Scholar for the month of June, 2011. A social psychologist, Dr. Hamilton is a Professor of Adult Learning and Literacy at the University of Lancaster, UK.

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  • Education Professor hosts International Symposium

    May 11, 2011

    On June 6 - 8, international scholars will convene at a symposium in Ottawa to discuss the topic of children's bodies and their well being. "An International Symposium Speaks the Unspoken: Masculinities, bodies and body image in health education" is hosted by Education's Dr. Michael Kehler, along with Kevin Wamsley from Western's Health Sciences and Michael Atkinson from the University of Toronto.

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  • AQ Instructors Award of Excellence announcement

    May 10, 2011

    Congratulations to Peter Bates and Robyn Turgeon, winners of the Additional Qualification Teaching Award for Excellence for the fall/winter 2011 sessions.

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  • Public Health Agency funds expansion of CREVAWC initiative

    May 4, 2011

    With a $2.5 million grant from the Public Health Agency of Canada, The Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women and Children at Western’s Faculty of Education has partnered with CAMH Centre for Prevention Science to expand the reach of the well known Fourth R program.

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  • Bob Macmillan

    April 1, 2011

    Warmest congratulations to Dr. Robert Macmillan, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research, on his appointment as Dean of Education and Full Professor at the University of Manitoba.

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  • Research Day at the Faculty of Education

    March 24, 2011

    The Faculty of Education joined with the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies on March 23 to showcase the impressive volume and variety of research currently taking place in the Faculty.

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  • Showcase Day at the Faculty of Education

    March 1, 2011

    March 7 is Showcase Day at the Faculty of Education! Starting at 12:30, the Faculty's technology teacher candidates will display the many and varied products of their work with elementary and secondary students throughout the academic year.

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  • Neighbours, Friends and Families

    February 18, 2011

    On February 18, Western's Faculty of Education was host to one of nine awards ceremonies held across Ontario to recognise organizations that have demonstrated leadership and commitment to preventing domestic violence in the workplace. These organisations were acknowledged as Neighbours, Friends and Families Workplace Champions of 2011 - and among them was the University of Western Ontario.

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  • Aboriginal Education Day at the Faculty of Education

    January 28, 2011

    Aboriginal Education was the focus of a professional development day on January 28 for teacher candidates, graduate students and faculty members at Western's Faculty of Education.

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  • Edible assignments

    January 21, 2011

    Kent Van Dyk, who graduated from Western's Faculty of Education in 2010, was featured recently in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper.

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  • In his spare time ....

    January 20, 2011

    Teacher candidates at the Faculty of Education never fail to amaze us with their initiatives outside the Faculty - and Larry Shuttleworth is no exception.

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  • Help for Homework?

    January 12, 2011

    Education faculty member Cornelia Hoogland was interviewed this week by the London Free Press and 570 News Radio on the subject of a recent Ipsos Reid survey, conducted for ABC Life Literacy Canada.

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