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Campus Digest

December 07, 2011
The University of Western Ontario Faculty Association (UWOFA) will award 36 scholarships to students from 11 Western faculties. The awards, funded ...


Attawapiskat crisis offers a teaching moment

December 01, 2011
While media and government officials have been drawing attention to the state of Attawapiskat, it's almost impossible for a resident of ...

Research Alumni

Addressing mental health in the classroom

December 01, 2011
Thanks to a donation from former University of Western Ontario graduate student and elementary teacher Walter M. Lobb, the Faculty of Education ...


Book calls male teacher push into question

November 24, 2011
Desperate attempts by school systems to recruit male teachers, especially at the elementary level, do not necessarily pay off in improved student ...


AQ Instructor Awards of Excellence

November 11, 2011
Congratulations to Larry Langan and Alison Ogilvie, winners of the Additional Qualification Teaching Award for Excellence for the summer 2011 ...


When Violence Becomes Entertaining

October 21, 2011
Over 500 educators, school resource staff, trustees, parents and community professionals with an interest in the well-being of children attended a ...


Violence no longer ‘part of the game’

October 21, 2011
CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada personality Don Cherry has built a career on celebrating fighting in hockey. But in light of a public growing ...


Western explores violence in the media

October 19, 2011
Canada’s leading expert on concussions and a former NHL tough guy-turned-politician headline a major conference on the portrayal of violence ...


Coulter invited to link into Circle

October 06, 2011
The only way reconciliation is possible for Aboriginal peoples in Canada is if there is justice, says Faculty of Education professor Rebecca Coulter.


Finnish professor to lecture on physical education

October 04, 2011
Päivi Berg, Department of Social Psychology, University of Helsinki, Finland, will deliver two lectures this week at events sponsored by The ...


Dr. Päivi Berg to Give Two Lectures

September 22, 2011
The Faculty of Education Research Office presents 2 talks by: Dr. Päivi Berg University of Helsinki, Finland


Welcome, Teacher Candidates of the Class of 2012!

September 01, 2011
For 725 new Bachelor of Education students, Thursday, September 1 was the first day of the journey to become a professional teacher.


Faculty in the Media

July 14, 2011
Faculty members from Education continue to receive media attention, with a flurry of features in recent weeks!


Aboriginal education program offers content “about our people”

July 14, 2011
Jessica Hill choked up and could barely voice how much it means to her - and it's only the first week of classes for the Leadership in ...


Welcome to Dean Vicki Schwean

June 30, 2011
A very warm welcome to Dr. Vicki Schwean, who begins her five year term as Dean of Western's Faculty of Education on July 1.


Welcome to our Visiting Scholar, Dr. Mary Hamilton

May 31, 2011
Western’s Faculty of Education is delighted to welcome Dr. Mary Hamilton as our Visiting Scholar for the month of June, 2011. A social ...


Boys left out of body image conversation

May 26, 2011
Starting high school can be a rough time, never mind the difficulties some boys face in ‘fitting in physically’ with their male ...

International Events

Education Professor hosts International Symposium

May 11, 2011
On June 6 - 8, international scholars will convene at a symposium in Ottawa to discuss the topic of children's bodies and their well being. ...


AQ Instructors Award of Excellence announcement

May 10, 2011
Congratulations to Peter Bates and Robyn Turgeon, winners of the Additional Qualification Teaching Award for Excellence for the fall/winter 2011 ...


Public Health Agency funds expansion of CREVAWC initiative

May 04, 2011
With a $2.5 million grant from the Public Health Agency of Canada, The Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women and Children at ...


Discovery Days at Western Friday

May 03, 2011
Approximately 450 high school students and teachers from London and surrounding areas will have an opportunity to explore careers in medicine and ...


Bob Macmillan

April 01, 2011
Warmest congratulations to Dr. Robert Macmillan, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research, on his appointment as Dean of Education and ...


Research Day at the Faculty of Education

March 24, 2011
The Faculty of Education joined with the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the Faculty of Information and Media Studies on March 23 to showcase ...


Western appoints Dean of Education

March 02, 2011
The University of Western Ontario has announced the appointment of Vicki Schwean as Dean of the Faculty of Education, beginning a five-year term ...


Showcase Day at the Faculty of Education

March 01, 2011
March 7 is Showcase Day at the Faculty of Education! Starting at 12:30, the Faculty's technology teacher candidates will display the many and ...


Neighbours, Friends and Families

February 18, 2011
On February 18, Western's Faculty of Education was host to one of nine awards ceremonies held across Ontario to recognise organizations that ...


Aboriginal Education Day at the Faculty of Education

January 28, 2011
Aboriginal Education was the focus of a professional development day on January 28 for teacher candidates, graduate students and faculty members ...

People Alumni

Edible assignments

January 21, 2011
Kent Van Dyk, who graduated from Western's Faculty of Education in 2010, was featured recently in the Ottawa Citizen newspaper.


In his spare time ....

January 20, 2011
Teacher candidates at the Faculty of Education never fail to amaze us with their initiatives outside the Faculty - and Larry Shuttleworth is no ...


Help for Homework?

January 12, 2011
Education faculty member Cornelia Hoogland was interviewed this week by the London Free Press and 570 News Radio on the subject of a recent Ipsos ...

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