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Closer relationship

September 23, 2022
President of the Retired Teachers of Ontario, District 8, Steve Harvey, hopes to forge a closer relationship with the Faculty of Education.


COVID impacting counselling services

September 07, 2022
A new study will discover how much the COVID pandemic affected low-income Canadians’ access to counselling services.


2022-28 Strategic Plan

August 18, 2022
The Faculty of Education has unveiled its strategic plan for the next six years, which focuses on people and maintaining academic excellence.

Community Events

STEAM Ed makers

August 16, 2022
A week-long camp is showing students how math and computing are all around us and how they affect our daily lives including culture.


Teacher education program evolves

August 10, 2022
The Teacher Education program has gone through numerous changes and Associate Dean of Teacher Education, Kathy Hibbert, discusses how it has evolved.


New teacher candidate bursary

August 09, 2022
The Faculty of Education Students’ Council Award for Student Excellence is based on exceptional performance in course work and practica.


MPEd bursary for staff

July 20, 2022
A new bursary has been created to help employees further their education with a Master of Professional Education degree from the Faculty of Education.

Research People

Cultural understanding

July 13, 2022
Christopher Smith published a new book that provides a framework for teachers to evaluate English language learning textbooks.

People Announcements

Contributing to school psychology

July 12, 2022
Professor Colin King received the Contributions to School Psychology Award from the Canadian Psychological Association.


‘Right to Read’ report

June 24, 2022
The Faculty of Education has provided a response to the ‘Right to Read’ report from the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

People Community

New Associate Teacher bursary

June 23, 2022
Thank you, Associate Teachers, for your dedication to teacher candidates during the pandemic.

People Community

AFE supervisor awards

June 21, 2022
The Faculty of Education has announced the recipients of the Alternative Field Experience Supervisor’s Award for Excellence.

People Community

Associate teacher awards

June 20, 2022
The Faculty of Education has recognized four associate teachers for their contributions to teacher education.

People Research

National honours

June 15, 2022
Professor Candace Brunette-Debassige has won the George L. Geis Dissertation Award from the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education.

Events People

2021-22 academic awards

June 13, 2022
The Faculty of Education has announced the award recipients for the 2021-22 academic year.


Education community congratulates graduates

June 10, 2022
Education faculty, staff, alumni and donors congratulate the Class of 2022.

People Alumni

Managing two careers

June 07, 2022
Jack Roach (BEd’74) realized in high school he wanted to teach. However, he didn’t realize his career would take unexpected turns.

People Announcements

New CAIS leader

May 13, 2022
EdD candidate Anand Mahadevan has been named incoming Executive Director of the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools organization.


Summer studentships

May 12, 2022
Students have a chance to collaborate with Education faculty members on mental health projects this summer.

People Alumni Research

Calm within the storm

May 11, 2022
Robyne Hanley-Dafoe (EdD’18) is bringing a message of hope to those struggling to overcome life’s challenges.

Research People

Women and leadership award

May 10, 2022
Hayley Finn is capping off her graduate school career with the ‘Meet the Moment for Women and Leadership Award.'


MPEd in Global and International Education

May 09, 2022
The MPEd degree in the Field of International Education is newly revised and launched as the MPEd in the Field of Global and International Education.

Research Alumni

Prestigious international fellowship

April 25, 2022
Alumna and Adjunct Research Professor at the Faculty of Education, Jenna Lorusso, has won the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship.


Finding employment

April 13, 2022
Educator Brian Cook had one goal when he started his International Baccalaureate (IB) certificate at Western: find a job at an IB school.

People Announcements Research

National award

April 08, 2022
Mohammed Estaiteyeh has won the Thesis and Dissertation Award for Research in Teacher Education from the Canadian Association for Teacher Education.

People Research

Bringing equity to ESL

March 29, 2022
PhD student Kate Paterson is providing teachers with the tools and strategies to increase inclusive and effective instruction.


Online teaching challenges

March 21, 2022
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) teachers struggled with implementing online education during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Community Research Events

Post pandemic well-being

March 09, 2022
Professor Claire Crooks will discuss at the Let’s Talk About Education event how COVID-19 exacerbated the mental health challenges for children.

People Alumni

Mastering money

March 08, 2022
Fred Masters (BEd’89) is using his passion for finance and teaching to make a difference in the financial lives of Canadians.

Research Events

Research Week

March 07, 2022
Helping graduate students with more professional development opportunities, which benefit their research and career prospects.

Research Announcements

University rankings

February 28, 2022
Western Education has maintained its overall ranking from last year and has significantly improved from the 2020 rankings.

Research Events

2022 Robert Macmillan symposium

February 18, 2022
The next generation of scholars are getting ready to tackle education in a post-pandemic world.

Research People

Inactive adolescents

February 03, 2022
Adolescents are among the most sedentary groups in society. Classrooms offer a promising space to increase physical activity participation.

Community Research

Conversations on Inclusive Education

January 26, 2022
The ‘Let’s chat about inclusive education’ videos highlight how inclusive education works and how it should be applied to education.

People Research Alumni

Emphasizing students’ work skills

January 24, 2022
Post-secondary students have sought employability skills necessary to successfully transition to the workforce after graduation.

Community People

Artist shares ‘local love’

January 11, 2022
Mike Cywink is a storyteller who is using his artwork to share the United Way’s ‘local love’ for the community.


Activist educator

January 07, 2022
Jean Hewitt has been an activist throughout her education career. She’s been a champion of promoting women in education leadership.


Needing patience and perseverance

January 07, 2022
Marilyn Elford always knew she wanted to be a teacher and it started as a student in a one-room school in the 1940s.

Community Alumni People

CYDC donation

January 06, 2022
Marilyn Elford recently donated to the Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic.


Musical passion

January 04, 2022
Teachers influence their students and David Ennis is a testament on how teachers can impact them.

People International Announcements

TESOL International Association president

December 10, 2021
Professor Shelley Taylor has been elected as future president of the TESOL International Association.

People Research Announcements

Prime Minister’s award

December 02, 2021
PhD candidate Lisa Anne Floyd has been recognized with the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.

Announcements People

Western Award of Excellence

November 29, 2021
The Teacher Education Office has been awarded with the 2021 Western Award of Excellence.


In memoriam - Olivia Vaseleniuck

November 23, 2021
The Western community is mourning the death of Olivia Vaseleniuck, a student in Year 1 of the Bachelor of Education Program.

Community People Events Research

Let’s Talk Education speaker

November 02, 2021
Professor Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw will discuss how early childhood education must engage with the problems of the 21st century.

People Research Community

Creating inclusive student experience

October 29, 2021
An EdD student is breaking down barriers to create a more inclusive post-secondary education experience for students with developmental disabilities.

People Events

Congratulations Fall Class of 2021

October 22, 2021
To our graduating class of 2021, on behalf of the faculty, our most sincere congratulations

Events People

Congratulations from the Associate Dean

October 22, 2021
What a proud day. We just couldn't be happier for each one of you. Congratulations on completing your degrees.


Faculty of Education Congratulates 2021 Fall Graduates

October 22, 2021
Faculty members, including Dean Donna Kotsopoulos, as well as staff congratulate the Fall graduating class of 2021.

Events People

Celebrating Fall 2021 graduates

October 22, 2021
Education community celebrates Fall 2021 graduates


EGSA Fall convocation message

October 22, 2021
Congratulations graduates! We are so proud of your accomplishments as the newest graduates of the Faculty of Education at Western University.

People Research

Pandemic increases screen time

October 13, 2021
Children have been spending significantly more time watching their screens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Events People Research

Peter Jaffe Lectures

October 12, 2021
A new lecture series recognizes a lifetime of hard work, dedication and service to ending domestic violence against women and children.

People Research Events

Inspiring Minds

October 12, 2021
Congratulations to Western Education students whose research has been featured on the Inspiring Minds website.

Alumni Events Research People

Education recovery from COVID

October 05, 2021
A focus on equity can help children, families and teachers recover from the effects of COVID-19.

Alumni Events Research

Education Homecoming Panel

September 29, 2021
The Faculty of Education hosts an online panel for Alumni.

Announcements People Research

Digital learning technologies grant

September 29, 2021
Professor Daniel Ansari is part of an international research group focused on developing digital learning technologies for children.


Becoming friends during COVID

September 24, 2021
Jay Goodman and Nicholas Spring-Peers met face-to-face and became friends during their online program.

Community Research People

Helpline provides timely support

September 24, 2021
“It’s okay for everyone to reach out and ask for help” is the message to men as part of a new service to prevent domestic violence.


Education key to reconciliation

September 23, 2021
Education professor Candace Brunette-Debassige described how education can assist reconciliation efforts during an ILA podcast.

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