Faculty Announcements

  • Ease up on e-learning expectations for kids

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    Professor Daniel Ansari, Director of the Centre for the Science of Learning, said in an interview with Western News, parents can reduce stress on everyone by being gentle with themselves and with their children during online learning.

  • Special-ed students, families being tested

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    In an interview with Western News, the Director of the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, Jacqueline Specht, said students with exceptionalities are not alone in suffering the impacts of a prolonged absence from the classroom – the whole family needs to be considered.

  • Educational planning in a time of coronavirus (Prachi Srivastava)

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    In an interview as part of the FreshEd podcast series, professor Prachi Srivastava provided expertise on 'Educational Planning in the Time of the Coronavirus.'

  • London psychologist recommends metering out coronavirus details to your kids

    Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    In a London Free Press interview, Education professor emeritus and psychologist Alan Leschied says parents can reduce children’s anxiety over COVID-19 by telling them news about the pandemic in a measured way as well as stressing it will come to an end.

  • Ongoing updates from the University regarding the Coronavirus

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    Ongoing updates from the University regarding the Coronavirus

  • Message from the Dean

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    We are collectively engaged in a call to action unlike anything in our history: a call to achieve social distancing, to allow our health care teams a fighting chance to manage unprecedented demands on their resources; a call to stay home, work from home, educate our children at home; and a call to find ways to support others in our community through these challenges.

  • Education Library closed until further notice

    Monday, March 16, 2020

    The Education Library will be closed to the campus community until further notice. Staff are still working to continue to provide you with access to online resources. If you have Education Library specific questions, please send them to edulib@uwo.ca. All other questions can be sent to library@uwo.ca.

  • President’s statement on COVID-19 effort, March 12

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    Western President Alan Shepard released the following statement today on the university’s response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.

  • President’s statement on COVID-19 efforts

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    Western President Alan Shepard released the following statement today on the university’s response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, including updates on student, faculty and staff travel.


Archive

Althea Blackburn-Evans has been named Western’s first-ever Chief Communications Officer

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Althea Blackburn-Evans has been named Western’s first-ever Chief Communications Officer in a reorganized communications portfolio, President Alan Shepard announced today. Reporting to the President, she will lead the Communications & Public Affairs team in her role beginning April 6.


Thames Valley school board eyes groundbreaking policy to turf threatening students

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Professor Jacqueline Specht, Director of the Canadian Research Centre on Inclusive Education, is interviewed about the Thames Valley District School Board’s draft policy, which will give principals the authority to send students home who pose a threat to the physical or mental health of others.