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Why do high school boys dodge phys-ed?

December 15, 2008
As obesity and inactivity among youth becomes a growing concern for North American families, new research based at The University of Western ...



December 15, 2008
The Interdisciplinary Network for Scholarship in Professions' Research in Education (INSPiRE) is up and running. Co-directors Dr. Anne ...

People Events

B.Ed. grads receive University Faculty Scholarships

December 09, 2008
Two Bachelor of Education graduates received University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) awards at a ceremony on Friday, December ...


Tell me a story

December 04, 2008
The first in a series of presentations by the Language Arts Forum was held on November 11. Susan Getchell, a retired Children's Librarian, ...


Teacher war service marked

November 27, 2008
The names of 72 brethren of University of Western Ontario alumni and students who served in the First World War – some making the ultimate ...


Australian scholar to speak

November 25, 2008
Dr. Wendy Cumming-Potvin will be a guest speaker at the Faculty on Monday, December 1. Dr. Cumming-Potvin’s talk, “Multiliteracies and ...


Graduate Studies in Art Education

November 11, 2008
Even better is the fact that Western’s Faculty of Education is now offering an M. Ed. (Curriculum) in Art Education designed specifically ...


Faculty of Education remembers

November 11, 2008
At the 11th hour on the 11th day of November, Faculty of Education students, staff and Faculty gathered in the auditorium to honor the veterans of ...

People Community

Deb Matthews - A Special Guest at the Faculty

October 29, 2008
Deb Matthews, MPP and Minister Responsible for Children and Youth and Women’s Issues, was a special guest at the Friends of the Faculty ...

Events Research

Confronting workplace violence

October 28, 2008
Some of Ontario's leading thinkers on workplace violence, as well as relatives of two women murdered in the workplace, will be gathering at ...

People International

Rwandan internship was a life-changing experience

October 27, 2008
Rwanda hosts a nation of people still capable of embracing the laughter, sorrow, and song that comes with living. This is probably the most ...


London Teachers' Wall of Fame

October 09, 2008
Two outstanding teachers will be added to the roster of Teachers’ Wall of Fame. They are: Clare Robinson, a literacy and special education ...


University of Queensland Fellow to speak

October 08, 2008
Professor Bob Lingard, Professional Research Fellow in the School of Education at the University of Queensland, will speak on Friday, October 10 ...

Events People

Autumn Writes: John Ralston Saul

September 23, 2008
On Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 pm, Julia O’Sullivan, Dean of the Faculty of Education will welcome and introduce noted Canadian author, ...


In Memoriam - George Lawson

September 18, 2008
The flag will be at half-mast Friday, Sept. 19 until 1:30 p.m. for former Faculty of Education professor George Lawson, who retired in 1981 with ...


Faculty of Education Homecoming 2008

September 16, 2008
Western Homecoming on October 4, 2008


Welcome! Class of 2009

August 29, 2008
More than 750 Faculty of Education students poured through the doors on Thursday, August 28, eager to get going on their academic year.


Faculty of Education alumnus picks up Olympic bronze

August 17, 2008
University of Western Ontario alumni Jon Beare, Iain Brambell and Liam Parsons picked up a bronze medal in Men's Lightweight four rowing in ...

Research Events

Domestic violence support agencies given financial boost

August 15, 2008
The Ontario government is committing $1.5 million to supporting victims of domestic abuse and prevention programs.


New M.Ed. Graduate studies children from war-torn countries

August 08, 2008
Jane Wambui Gichuru recently defended her Master’s thesis (Lived School Experiences of Sudanese Refugees) to earn her M.Ed. degree from the ...


Art class goes to the community

August 08, 2008
They had no idea what they were in for. Neither did their instructor. New teachers seeking additional qualifications, senior teachers working on ...


In Memoriam: Philip J. Linden

July 10, 2008
Professor Emeritus Philip J. Linden died July 7 at the age of 89. He retired from the Faculty of Education in 1984 with 19 years of service at the ...


Welcome to two new Faculty members

July 07, 2008
The Faculty of Education welcomes two new tenure-track Assistant Professors: Dr. Kathy Hibbert and Dr. Paul Tarc. Professor Tarc comes to us from ...


Faculty of Education to host interdisciplinary network

July 07, 2008
A multi-disciplinary team from Western’s faculties of Education, Health Sciences and Medicine has been successful in their proposal to ...


Christy Bressette

July 03, 2008
On June 23, Christy Bressette successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, Understanding Success in Community First Nation Education Through ...


Convocation Celebration

June 23, 2008
June 13 was a great day of celebration for the Faculty of Education. Our B.Ed., M.A. and Ph.D. graduates attended their convocation in record ...


Faculty welcomes Summer Scholar, Dr. Martin Mills

June 19, 2008
Dr. Martin Mills, Associate Professor, The University of Queensland, Australia is this year’s Faculty of Education’s Summer Scholar. ...

International Research

Western helps lead two 'knowledge clusters'

June 16, 2008
The University of Western Ontario is taking leadership roles in two international research networks that recently received $4.2 million from the ...


Simms tells grads to 'play their part'

June 13, 2008
A powerful and inspiring speaker who does not shy away from tough issues, Glenda Simms told graduates Friday morning they must tackle head-on ...

People Events

'Greenies' put spotlight on environment

April 17, 2008
One person who never battles for a parking spot is Lois Armstrong. The Media Support Centre Supervisor (Faculty of Education) has been honoured ...


Faculty of Education grads take on service learning

April 14, 2008
Starting today, April 14, this year’s graduating class from the Faculty of Education at The University of Western Ontario starts a week of ...

Events Research

Education Research Day – Wednesday April 9, 2008

April 09, 2008
Mark your calendars and be at Great Hall on Wednesday, April 9, 3-5 pm for the Faculty of Education Research Day and wine and cheese reception. ...


Jessica Jean Campbell Coulson Research Award

April 08, 2008
Hila Balilty, winner of this research award in 2007, was selected to present a research paper at the American Educational Research Association ...


AQ Course Winner

February 08, 2008
Over the sound of a drum roll courtesy of her colleagues’ hands pounding on the cafeteria tables, Becky Bowman heard her name called as the ...

Community Events

Seussical Wins!

January 29, 2008
Seussical Wins the Brickenden Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical in 2007!

Community Events

Brickenden Awards

January 03, 2008
Congratulations to the cast and crew of the Faculty of Education's 2007 production of "Suessical." They have been nominated for 4 ...

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