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New CAIS leader

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

Research

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.'

Announcements

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.

People

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.

Research

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.

People

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.

People

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.

People

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.

Announcements

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.

People

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

People

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.

People

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.

People

Education key to reconciliation

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

Alumni People

Giving back to education

September 22, 2021
Gregg Bereznick has done it all in education. He’s been an administrator, principal, teacher and Faculty of Education instructor and mentor.

People Research

Mental health during COVID

September 09, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly decreased mental health assessments among children and youth in Ontario.

Events

Pandemic recovery

August 23, 2021
Four Faculty of Education researchers will share their research on how education can recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Announcements People

Teaching Fellow (Indigenous Learning)

August 05, 2021
Education professor Candace Brunette-Debassige has been appointed as the Teaching Fellow (Indigenous Learning) at Western University.

Alumni People

Family’s IB ties

August 04, 2021
The IB Educator Certificate program is a family affair for Education alumna Barbara Nathoo.

People

Lifelong learning

July 28, 2021
Loving lifelong learning has been the key to Bertha-Rose Park’s success inside and outside the classroom

Alumni Events

Dean's alumni virtual event

July 28, 2021
The Dean of Education, Dr. Donna Kotsopoulos, hosted a virtual event for alumni in June.

Alumni

Learning through the senses

July 27, 2021
Jennifer Orr, BEd ’95, established Eyewords, a company that engages students’ senses to facilitate learning.

Alumni

Resiliency key to career success

July 27, 2021
For alumnus Frank Loreto, BEd ’79, his life has followed a verse from Bruce Cockburn’s song from the Festival of Friends, ‘Open ...

People Community

CREVAWC youth advisory council

July 26, 2021
The Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women and Children has created a Youth Advisory Council to prevent gender-based violence.

People Announcements

CCGSE co-president

June 23, 2021
Education graduate student Mohammed Estaiteyeh has been elected co-president of the Canadian Committee of Graduate Students in Education.

Community

Community practicum

June 21, 2021
Teacher candidates were placed in the Children’s Aid Societies of Oxford and Huron-Perth as well as in the Memorial Boys and Girls Club.

Announcements

EGSA Spring convocation message

June 17, 2021
Congratulations on the well-deserved success and graduating this summer. We come, we learn, we laugh, and finally, we part ways for hopeful tomorrows

Alumni

Education community congratulates graduates

June 17, 2021
Education faculty, staff, alumni and donors congratulate the Class of 2021.

Announcements

2020-21 academic awards

June 17, 2021
The Faculty of Education has announced the award recipients for the 2020-21 academic year.

Announcements

ESC Spring convocation message

June 17, 2021
Congratulations class of 2021! We made it! I am so proud of all that we have accomplished.

Announcements

Congratulations Class of 2021 from Dean Donna Kotsopoulos

June 17, 2021
To our graduating class of 2021, on behalf of the Faculty and Western University, our most sincere congratulations!

People Community

Learn. Earn. Return.

June 08, 2021
For retired educator, Sylvia McPhee, these three words are her life’s philosophy; and education is her passion. 

International Community People Research

Historic election

June 03, 2021
Education professor Jun Li has been elected as vice-president and President Designate of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).

Community People

AFE supervisor awards

June 02, 2021
The Faculty of Education has announced the recipients of the Alternative Field Experience Supervisor’s Award for Excellence.

Community People

Associate teacher awards

June 02, 2021
The Faculty of Education has recognized five associate teachers for their contributions to teacher education.

People Events

Women and Leadership Colloquium

May 31, 2021
PhD candidate Hayley Finn and Doctor of Education candidate Merike Kolga have been selected to participate at the three-day event.

Research People

Incorporating history into math

May 31, 2021
Western Education instructor Vera Sarina incorporates history into math lessons.

Community

Western Practicum Partnership

May 20, 2021
The Faculty of Education is collaborating with nine school boards to place teacher candidates directly into schools

Announcements People

Namukasa named Associate Dean

May 14, 2021
Immaculate Kizito Namukasa has been appointed Associate Dean, Graduate Education at the Faculty of Education.

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