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Two Western research projects among four recipients of Canada Brain Research Fund grants

May 24, 2023
Interdisciplinary teams working on cognition, brain repair receive funds from Health Canada and Brain Canada.


Graduate program earns CPA accreditation

May 18, 2023
Western Education’s PhD in the Field of School and Applied Child Psychology has been accredited for a three-year term.


Western Research launches new mentorship network, co-designed by researchers

May 18, 2023
­­­Program prioritizes equity-deserving groups, building community and connection.

Events Community

Associate Teacher Recognition and Awards

May 11, 2023
It was an evening of gratitude, collaboration, and delicious food as associate teachers and their colleagues gathered at the Faculty of Education.


Dr. Kathy Hibbert honoured with Distinguished University Professorship

April 24, 2023
The associate dean and university professor is the first Faculty of Education member to be named a Distinguished University Professor.


New research highlights unique pandemic challenges of families dealing with ADHD

April 20, 2023
The study finds an inherent vulnerability among these families and points to a need for safeguards to protect their wellbeing during times of crisis.

Events Community

Improving Education for a More Equitable World: the CIES Annual Conference, 2023

March 15, 2023
The CIES annual conference seeks educational improvement and the empowerment of learners, educators, and many more internationally.

Community Research

Opening the door to mental health talks with your kids? Western expert recommends this rabbit

March 15, 2023
Poppy the Puppet offers early intervention option for families dealing with children’s mental health challenges.


Western’s Centre for School Mental Health on the frontlines for kids’ wellness

March 02, 2023
Western researchers are expanding successful education programs to help vulnerable young people build strong relationships and prevent violence.

Announcements People

From research to politics

November 21, 2022
Retired education professor, Marianne Larsen, has been elected as a Thames Valley District School Board trustee.


Declining physical activity

November 18, 2022
Study finds fall in implementation of Ontario physical activity policy.

People Community

Ray Hughes Award

November 16, 2022
Dianne Lafferty has been recognized for successfully piloting the Fourth R program with the Yellowknife Catholic Schools.

Community People

Important lesson

November 07, 2022
Tara Hofbauer’s grandmother has been awarded the Order of Canada, which is inspiring Hofbauer to create a welcoming school environment.

Announcements International Research

Global leader in education

November 04, 2022
Two organizations have recognized Western Education as one of the top faculties of education in the world.

People Research

Future leader in brain research

October 28, 2022
A $100,000 grant will support professor Emma Duerden’s research on fetal and infant brain health.

Research Announcements

Clinic receives Bell grant

October 24, 2022
$20,000 grant will help children with anxiety get increased support from the Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic.

People Announcements

Celebrating Fall 2022 graduates

October 20, 2022
Congratulations to the Faculty of Education graduates who have successfully completed their program.

People Research

Art exhibit challenges perceptions

October 18, 2022
Students, faculty, and staff were treated to an art exhibition at the Faculty of Education that challenges perceptions about the world.


ECE bursary

October 17, 2022
Students needing financial assistance to advance their ECE careers could get up to $1,500 from the Faculty of Education.


Fourth place in Canada

October 14, 2022
The Maclean's University Rankings have rated Western Education as the fourth-best education faculty in Canada.

Community Alumni

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.

Events Community

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.

People Research

Cultural understanding

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

Announcements People

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.

Community People

New Associate Teacher bursary

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

Community People

AFE supervisor awards

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

Community People

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.

People Events

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.

Alumni People

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.

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