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Announcements

Mathematics Knowledge Network

December 14, 2016
A new organization aimed at sharing knowledge and research on how to best teach Math will soon bring Ontario's Math researchers and teachers ...

Media Release

Western professor to help get math education research into province’s classrooms

December 14, 2016
A new organization aimed at sharing knowledge and research on how to best teach Math will soon bring Ontario’s Math researchers and teachers ...

Research Community

Study: Mentors aid in Indigenous student success

December 08, 2016
A new study shows the key to Indigenous students’ future success may lie in them knowing more about their past.

Announcements

Newsmakers: Western News looks back on 2016

December 08, 2016
How will we remember 2016? Probably through one or more of these faces. Western News presents its 7th annual Newsmakers issue, a celebration of ...

Research Community

Culturing success through Indigenous mentorship

December 05, 2016
A new study shows the key to Indigenous students' future success may lie in them knowing more about their past.

Media Release

Western study finds culturally relevant mentorship improves Indigenous students’ mental health, academic success

November 30, 2016
A new study of Indigenous students in southwestern Ontario public schools shows those who received mentorship from a member of their community had ...

Announcements International

International School Leadership at heart of new grad degree

October 19, 2016
The Faculty of Education, in conjunction with the Ontario Principals’ Council, is launching a new Master of Professional Education in the ...

Announcements International

International School Leadership

October 14, 2016
Western Education launches new master of professional education in international school leadership and boost student achievement on a global level.

Media Release

Western Plans New Master of Professional Education in International School Leadership

October 14, 2016
Western University’s Faculty of Education, in conjunction with the Ontario Principals’ Council, is launching a new specialization in ...

International

Preparing a world for the Digital Age

October 06, 2016
Carolyn Wilson envisions a world filled with engaged and informed citizens.

International

UNESCO

September 28, 2016
“It’s important,” said Wilson, program coordinator at Western Education’s International Office and a leading expert on ...

Media Release

Western centre receives $300,000 to develop sexual violence and harassment training projects for Ontario campuses

September 28, 2016
The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children (CREVAWC) has received $300,000 from the Ontario Government to ...

Announcements

University takes lead in provincial plan

September 28, 2016
For Barb MacQuarrie, universities and colleges are “a big ship to turn” when it comes to how they address issues of sexual violence ...

Media Release

Education experts available for comment on back-to-school anxiety and stress

August 30, 2016
Back-to-school stress affects thousands of students, parents and teachers each year. With one week of summer remaining and school bells across the ...

Research

LGBT rights eyed in context of The Games

August 19, 2016
When nations gather – particularly at events like the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – the world is watching.

Media Release

Western researchers examine using sport as a platform to raise awareness of LGBTQ rights

August 11, 2016
Just as the Rio Olympic Committee chose to use a captive global audience to make a statement on climate change during the 2016 opening ceremonies, ...

Announcements

2015 - 16 academic year award recipients

August 03, 2016
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the names of our award recipients for the 2015-16 academic year. We are very proud of each and ...

People

More to learn, more to discover

July 18, 2016
Alberta O'Neil taught in Middlesex County schools for more than 36 years. During that time she taught Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, and served in ...

Events

Blackstock: Love is more powerful than hate

June 22, 2016
The world can be a complicated, intolerant and trying place, but you must carry the love of this day forward with you, Cindy Blackstock told ...

People

In Memoriam: Colleague pays tribute to Allen Pearson

June 10, 2016
His many friends and colleagues were deeply saddened this week to learn that former Dean of Education Dr. Allen Pearson has died.

Announcements

2016 Associate Teacher Awards

June 07, 2016
It takes many high-performing individuals and organizations working together to deliver a program as successful as Western's Bachelor of ...

Community

Bringing Youth Voices Back

May 20, 2016
After watching the public tensions that emerged between parents and school boards over Ontario's revised sex-ed curriculum, introduced in ...

People

Book Reviews, May 12

May 12, 2016
Book Reviews, May 12

Media Release

Western University researcher bringing youth voices back into sex-ed discussion

May 03, 2016
A Western University researcher has teamed up with London high schools to help today’s youth have their say on sex education curriculum.

Research

Professor explores how tech brings young, old together

April 28, 2016
It is well understood that technology can have positive impacts on both children and the elderly. Kids can use it to learn new skills in ...

Research

Exploring how technology can bring young and old together

April 12, 2016
It is well understood that technology can have positive impacts on both children and the elderly. Kids can use it to learn new skills in ...

People

Professor pushes new future for Fukushima

March 17, 2016
At 2:46 p.m. on March 11, the world marked the fifth anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake, tsunami and subsequent nuclear power plant ...

Announcements

Awards celebrate teaching excellence

March 09, 2016
Seven winners representing four different faculties have been awarded Western’s top honour for its highest calling. This year’s ...

Announcements

Violence prevention program joins Education

March 03, 2016
Today’s educators and policymakers are under enormous pressure to find ways of addressing and preventing all forms of school violence, ...

Announcements

The Fourth R

March 02, 2016
Today's educators and policymakers are under enormous pressure to find ways of addressing and preventing all forms of school violence, ...

Community International

Groups continue campus outreach to Syrian refugees

February 24, 2016
Victoria Esses is palpably excited about it. In fact, she’s thrilled. In a month or two, the first Syrian refugee family – a family ...

People

Basel Al Noserat and his ‘dreams in this country’

January 14, 2016
Basel Al Noserat, a 25-year-old undergraduate student, grew up in Syria, in a small town in the country’s south.

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