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Learn. Earn. Return.

June 08, 2021
Sylvia McPhee believes educators have a responsibility to give back to their faculty because they’ve learned how to teach.

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.

People Community Alumni

Young Maestro Wes goes to school

May 10, 2021
Alumna Rhodora Meliton-Vanderpool, Canadian Hip Hop legend Wes ‘Maestro’ Williams and illustrator Leon ‘Eklipz’ Robinson, ...

People Community

Understanding learning styles

April 30, 2021
A school visit from two psychologists sent Alberta O’Neil on an education odyssey spanning the globe.

People Alumni Community

Heart of the classroom

April 29, 2021
Rhodora Meliton-Vanderpool always knew she wanted to be a teacher. However, she had to go through a journey to figure it out.

Events Alumni People

Entrepreneurship Summit

April 29, 2021
The Faculty of Education and the Morrissette Institute for Entrepreneurship are teaming up to present an Entrepreneur Summit for graduate students.

Community Research

Understanding AI

April 28, 2021
AI is everywhere and professor George Gadanidis has created children’s stories to help students reflect on how AI influences their lives.

Alumni Community Events People Research

EGSA alumni chats

March 17, 2021
Earning an advanced degree is challenging but finding employment after graduation can be equally uncertain and difficult for graduate students.

Research

Standardized screening, school and community integration help keep kids in school

March 11, 2021
Family functioning, bullying, substance use and ADHD diagnoses are key factors leading to absenteeism.

People

Diversity in children’s literature

March 10, 2021
Teacher candidates learned the importance of having diversity in children’s literature from Instagram influencer, grade 6 student Ainara ...

Research Community People Events

STEM pilot program

February 23, 2021
Two Education professors are working to remove barriers that students with developmental disabilities face in STEM education.

Community Events

Music concert

February 12, 2021
Music can show that it’s fun to learn math. With that in mind, the Faculty of Education is hosting a math concert for students, parents and ...

Community Announcements

In-person classes delayed to February 21: COVID-19 update

January 11, 2021
Updates from President Alan Shepard

Research People

Creating superheroes

December 14, 2020
It can be lonely being in graduate school. However, one Master of Arts student is using artwork to breakthrough this barrier and connect with ...

Research People

Visiting scholar

December 09, 2020
One of Cameroon’s leading advocates for the rights of marginalized communities and children with special needs is a visiting scholar at the ...

Media release

New Faculty of Education program supports Indigenous, disabled grad students

November 27, 2020
Western is clearing a pathway for people who have historically faced social and economic barriers, with a new scholarship program for graduate ...

Research Community

Protecting family-violence survivors

November 26, 2020
CREVAWC has received just under $1.2 million from the federal government to reach 15,000 health, violence prevention and family law professionals.

Community Announcements

Winter break message

November 26, 2020
What a year this has been. The pandemic has challenged us in ways nobody could have predicted. Thank you for rising to the challenge with your ...

Community People

Holiday greetings from Acting Dean

November 26, 2020
Acting Dean Kathy Hibbert shares holiday greetings and highlights some of the activities at the Faculty of Education this year.

Research Community Events Media release

Let’s talk education series

November 26, 2020
Educators and parents can influence children’s writing through teaching writing strategy and spelling while concentrating on printing or ...

Media release

New interactive dashboard tracks COVID-19 cases in Ontario schools

November 24, 2020
Western University professor Prachi Srivastava has launched an interactive tool that reports and maps confirmed school-related cases of COVID-19 ...

People Community

Addressing community need

November 12, 2020
Colin King, education professor and academic director of Western’s Child and Youth Development Clinic is grateful for donor support amidst ...

Community People

Resources for Remembrance Day

November 11, 2020
Western’s virtual Remembrance Day ceremony, hosted by the University Students’ Council, will be broadcast live from the Mustang Lounge ...

Announcements Media release

Western News - Donna Kotsopoulos to become new dean of Western’s Faculty of Education

November 11, 2020
Donna Kotsopoulos will begin her role as dean of the Faculty of Education in January 2021.

Events International

Western global education expert leads COVID-19 event ahead of G20 Summit

November 04, 2020
Western’s Prachi Srivastava will lead an international summit to identify how countries' education systems can recover from the effects ...

People Research Community Events

Writing education

November 03, 2020
The Let’s Talk Education Speaker Series will look at how research on writing education has shifted over the last five years to ensure ...

People

EGSA Fall convocation message

October 29, 2020
Congratulations on the well-deserved success and graduating this fall. We come, we learn, we laugh, and finally, we part ways for hopeful tomorrows.

Announcements

Congratulations Fall Class of 2020 from Dean Kathy Hibbert

October 29, 2020
To the graduating class of October 2020, congratulations. This message is to you, our students, on a day when we should be able to be together.

People

Faculty of Education Congratulates 2020 Fall Graduates

October 29, 2020
Faculty members, including Dean Kathy Hibbert, as well as staff congratulate the Fall graduating class of 2020.

People

Celebrating Fall 2020 graduates

October 29, 2020
Congratulations to the Faculty of Education graduates who have successfully completed their program.

Media release

The forgotten ones

October 22, 2020
Western researchers Eric Arts, Kate Choi, and Prachi Srivastava are highlighting the inequalities that have caused vulnerable populations to be ...

Community Research

National survey focuses on workplace sexual harassment and violence

October 21, 2020
A new national survey will examine workers’ experiences of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace.

Research

National survey focuses on workplace sexual harassment and violence

October 21, 2020
A new national survey will examine workers’ experiences of sexual harassment and violence in the workplace. The Centre for Research...

People Community Events Alumni

COVID online education panel

October 13, 2020
As part of the university’s virtual homecoming celebration, the Faculty will showcase some of their pandemic work during an online panel ...

People

Peer Mentorship Program

September 29, 2020
The Peer Mentorship Program ensures teacher candidates are supported throughout the academic year.

Media release

Early childhood education expert available to comment on proposed national childcare plan

September 25, 2020
Veronica Pacino-Ketchabaw has been studying the effectiveness and likeliness of a national childcare program for nearly 20 years.

People Community

Embodied Learnings

September 24, 2020
Embodied Learnings advocates for the inclusion of the body through dance education and movement integration into the elementary classroom.

People Events

There’s power in uncertainty

September 15, 2020
There’s power in uncertainty and each person has the power to make change, use their voice to express themselves and connect and inspire ...

Community Alumni People

TikTok about education

September 15, 2020
Catherine Zeisner is a social media influencer. She has over 200,000 followers, 3.3 million likes and millions of comments and direct messages on ...

Community People

Project provides tutoring to vulnerable students

September 09, 2020
Six months out of school due to COVID-19 is threatening marginalized and vulnerable students to fall behind their peers. So Western has joined ...

Research People

Royal Society celebrates five Western scholars

September 08, 2020
Four Western researchers were named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), commonly recognized as the country’s top honour in the ...

Community People

Tutoring vulnerable, marginalized students

September 04, 2020
Six months out of school due to COVID-19 is threatening marginalized and vulnerable students to fall behind their peers once classes resume.

Announcements Community

Message from the Dean

September 01, 2020
Fifty years ago, futurist Alvin Toffler (1970) suggested that one of the most important skills in the 21st C would be our capacity to be ...

People

Preparing for online teaching

September 01, 2020
Teacher candidates are preparing to teach in a virtual world because many of them will be splitting their time between a physical and virtual ...

Alumni Community People

Shark passion goes virtual

August 31, 2020
Gabriella (Gabby) Seewald’s family turned to the Faculty of Education’s virtual tutoring service to help with her shark project.

Events

Ask the Expert: How to help with return to learning

August 25, 2020
On August 17, Dr. Colin King answers your questions about preparing children for the return to learning this fall.

Research

Mindfulness study promotes calmer, more caring classrooms

August 20, 2020
A unique mindfulness program developed at Western has led to greater empathy and self-regulation among kindergarten children.

Announcements

Nicole Kaniki and Bertha Garcia named special advisors on anti-racism

August 06, 2020
Dr. Nicole Kaniki and Dr. Bertha Garcia will help Western lay the foundation for a sustained strategy to combat racism on campus.

Research

Grants awarded for COVID-19 research in child, brain health

July 28, 2020
Two Western researchers are among six interdisciplinary project teams awarded Manulife CIFAR Population Health and Wellbeing grantsto study the ...

Research

Canada Research Chairs

July 27, 2020
History has been made at the Faculty of Education. For the first time, the faculty has a Canada Research Chair (CRC). In fact, the faculty has ...

Announcements

Four new Canada Research Chairs for Western, two renewed

July 23, 2020
Western will be home to four new Canada Research Chairs, professors whose work will have global impact on autism, data science and ...

Announcements

Western-branded, made-in-Ontario facemasks supplied to campus community

July 20, 2020
Students, faculty and staff can wear their purple pride as they don Western-branded masks to protect the health of campus colleagues.

Announcements

Working together

July 16, 2020
Those returning to campus will experience a new environment - additional signage, new rules and regulations, changes to our physical spaces - ...

Announcements

We Speak survey results to spark conversations, action

July 09, 2020
Insights gained from the WE SPEAK 2020 survey will guide the university as it strives to build a workplace culture where faculty and staff ...

Announcements

Associate teacher awards

July 06, 2020
The Faculty of Education recognized four associate teachers for contributing to teacher education.

Announcements

AFE supervisor awards

July 06, 2020
The Faculty of Education has announced the recipients of the Alternative Field Experience Supervisor’s Award for Excellence.

Community

New partnership unites riders, community against bike thieves

June 30, 2020
Campus cyclists can now enlist the help of thousands of extra eyes across the city in an effort to keep their bikes safe from thieves, thanks to a ...

Research Community

Recommendations on schools reopening

June 26, 2020
Professor Prachi Srivastava, along with two colleagues, have provided recommendations to the Ontario government regarding the reopening of schools.

People Community Alumni

Virtual tutoring wraps up

June 23, 2020
Teacher candidates, retired teachers and volunteers have supported 400 students through Western Education’s virtual tutoring service.

Announcements

Western creates new leadership role, advisory council to chart a path forward for anti-racism

June 22, 2020
Western will create a new leadership role and an advisory council that will guide university-wide efforts to develop a sustained strategy for ...

Research

Study investigates virtual learning impact on families

June 18, 2020
The Western-led LEAP (Learning, Education, and the Pandemic) study aims to assess family experiences with learning during COVID-19. Specifically, ...

Alumni

Graduation 2020 marks a year to remember

June 18, 2020
It has been a year like no other for Western graduates, so it makes sense that the university is marking their achievements with a celebration ...

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