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People

Trailblazer

December 21, 2017
History has been made at the Faculty of Education with Truman Tremblay becoming the faculty’s first Indigenous student to graduate with a ...

Announcements

Stretching boundaries

December 15, 2017
Western Education, Western Engineering and Medical Sciences have teamed up and created a certificate in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, ...

People

Job & schooling opportunities

December 15, 2017
The one-year Master’s degree from the Faculty of Education is a teacher-training program for experienced teachers. The curriculum helps ...

Alumni

Newsmakers: The Advocate

December 14, 2017
When Christy Bressette, BA’95 (Brescia), BEd’96, PhD’08, first stepped onto Western’s campus more than two decades ago, it ...

International

Reducing stigma about mental health

November 27, 2017
Think globally but act locally. It’s more than a slogan for three Western students. Robyn Masters, Richelle Bird and Michelle Quaye were ...

International

Team has the World by a string

November 23, 2017
Teams from across campus turned their attention to the global burden of mental illness in low- and middle-income countries at the local final of ...

Research

Using arts as a way to manage waste

November 20, 2017
Western Education professor Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw was one of 102 Western researchers who received funding from the Social Sciences & ...

People

Search for self connects with millions

November 09, 2017
Najwa Zebian, a PhD Candidate in Educational Leadership, is an author, poet and motivational speaker whose work, reflecting her search for ...

Community

Setting kids up for success

October 31, 2017
Federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jean-Yves Duclos, saw first-hand the importance the Mary J. Wright Research and ...

Research

Study: Domestic violence affects victims, offenders in the workplace

October 26, 2017
Education professor Barb MacQuarrie teamed up with researchers at the University of Toronto to examine the experience of domestic violence ...

Research

Combat high-poverty schools with our best

October 26, 2017
Education professor Pam Bishop, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, has been awarded the 2017 Willower Award of Excellence from the Consortium ...

Events

Patry: Value your education; value innovation

October 26, 2017
In recognition of his distinguished career in engineering, and his dedication to innovation, Gilles Patry, former President and CEO of the Canada ...

Community Announcements

New clinic deals with at risk children and youth

October 25, 2017
One high school class determined Colin King’s future and it eventually led him to the Child and Youth Development Clinic at Western ...

Announcements

New clinic to support mental health in kids

October 25, 2017
Education Dean Vicki Schwean said the opening of Western’s Child and Youth Development Clinic fills an important gap in mental-health ...

Media Release

Study investigates effects of domestic violence on workplaces – by asking perpetrators

October 24, 2017
Researchers at the Western University and the University of Toronto released a new study today, taking an unconventional approach to understanding ...

Media Release

New child and youth clinic in London fills big gap in mental health services for kids

October 24, 2017
The new Child and Youth Development Clinic at Western University is hoping to brighten the picture for area kids and their families who need ...

Media Release

Researchers identify and examine risk factors for domestic homicide

October 17, 2017
Eighty per cent of domestic homicides are preceded by at least seven risk factors that were known to someone close to them, says new national ...

Alumni

Alumna looks to end ‘isolation’ for others

September 21, 2017
When Christy Bressette first stepped onto Western’s campus more than two decades ago, it was “an isolating experience.”

International

Teacher Candidates in China

July 20, 2017
Western’s Faculty of Education offers Alternative Field Experiences to Teacher Candidates as part of the final year of their program. These ...

People

Western mourns death of Education grad student

July 17, 2017
The Western community is mourning the death of Elizabeth Dessureault, 27, a Master of Professional Education student, who died Sunday, Feb. 25, ...

Announcements

2016-17 academic year award recipients

June 14, 2017
The Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the names of our award recipients for the 2016-17 academic year. We are very proud of each and ...

People

Grad perseveres toward hard-won second career

June 14, 2017
When Jerome Reid graduates with a Bachelor of Education this Convocation, it will be the beginning of a hard-won second career.

Alumni

Alumni make music in The Early Morning

June 07, 2017
A simple love of music brought a lawyer, a dietician and a French immersion teacher together to form a band and craft their own unique sound ...

Research

Caring for teachers, caring for students

May 25, 2017
Education professor Susan Rodger worked with teachers from the community and a team from Western’s Centre for School Mental Health to ...

Research

Caring for teachers, caring for students

May 16, 2017
Professor Susan Rodger worked with teachers from the community and a team from Western’s Centre for School Mental Health to develop Teach ...

Research

Mindfulness

March 30, 2017
Western Education professors Claire Crooks and Karen Bax were recently awarded $1 million by the Public Health Agency of Canada to explore those ...

Research

Researchers target mindfulness in children, parents

March 30, 2017
Faculty of Education Professor Karen Bax, Director of the Mary J. Wright Research and Education Centre at Merrymount, utilizes a variety of ...

Announcements

Western Names Faculty Scholars

March 23, 2017
Western has selected 11 Faculty Scholars, recognizing their significant achievements in teaching and research.

Announcements

Western celebrates excellence in teaching

March 16, 2017
Eleven winners, representing five different faculties, have been awarded Western’s highest honours for inspiring active and deep learning in ...

Research International

Private vs. public education

February 27, 2017
Globally, about 250 million children can't read or write after completing four years of school. Evidence shows it made no difference if ...

People

Helping beginner readers learn to read, read to learn

February 16, 2017
Lori McKee, a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Education, developed a strategy that exposes beginner readers to instructional, non-fiction texts ...

Research

Unified, informed approach needed to support victims of domestic violence

February 16, 2017
New legislation in Manitoba allowing victims of domestic violence paid and unpaid leave from work while guaranteeing job security is a ...

Media Release

Rehtaeh Parsons’ father to speak at conference promoting healthy youth relationships

February 15, 2017
In November 2011, Glen Canning’s daughter, Rehtaeh, was sexually assaulted by four males at a house party near Halifax. The assault was ...

Events

Faculty of Education to host conference on healthy relationships

February 09, 2017
In November 2011, Glen Canning’s daughter, Rehtaeh, was sexually assaulted by four males at a house party near Halifax. The assault was ...

People

Reading to learn, while learning to read

January 31, 2017
If you can read this, odds are, you developed the skill somewhere between the ages of 4 and 9. There’s also a good chance you learned to ...

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