2013 News

  • Ignite

    November 22, 2013

    Ignite"Ignite - Research to Practice Festival" on November 23rd, 2013.

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  • Graduate Information Session Nov 16, 2013

    November 8, 2013

    Graduate Information Session Nov 16, 2013There are plenty of exciting changes in the Faculty of Education's graduate programs, and applications are now open for Western Education's Research Intensive and Professional Programs at the masters and doctoral level.

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  • United Way stair climb

    November 1, 2013

    United Way stair climbThe United Way of London and Middlesex is hosting its annual stair climb fundraising event Nov 7, 2013 and Western's Faculty of Education team "Oh the Places We'll Go" will be one of eighteen Western University teams taking part.

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  • Staff make engagement a priority in the Faculty of Education

    October 15, 2013

    Staff make engagement a priority in the Faculty of EducationAbout a year ago, Western University commissioned the "We Speak Faculty and Staff Survey" to hear from its community about working at Western. The results from the We Speak were positive for the Faculty of Education, with some organization and work "engagement" ratings higher on average than other faculties. But, with the strong support of Dean Vicki Schwean, at the We Speak debrief meeting the staff decided that they could do, and should do, more to improve engagement within the faculty.

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  • CBC's Anna Maria Tremonti Hosts Homecoming Leadership Panel

    September 23, 2013

    CBC's Anna Maria Tremonti Hosts Homecoming Leadership PanelJoin the conversation with faculty members from across campus. CBC's Anna Maria Tremonti will host conversations about exploring how leaders of the future can be encouraged.

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  • New Inclusive Approach Helps Schools Fight Bullying

    September 17, 2013

    New Inclusive Approach Helps Schools Fight Bullying'Last school year, 11-year-old Ronan Schuelke wasn't sure what to do when another boy in his class shoved him and called him names in the lunchroom.'

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  • 5 ways to get connected!

    September 4, 2013

    5 ways to get connected!One of the best ways to get off to a good start and make the most of your learning experience this year is to connect with the Faculty's news, event, information, and social platforms. Doing so will keep you informed for your academic well-being and allow you to enrich the Western Education community by participating in events as an attendee, host, and thought leader.

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  • Western's English Language Centre welcomes first cohort of 85 international students

    August 28, 2013

    Western's English Language Centre welcomes first cohort of 85 international studentsWestern University is committed to growing its number of academically qualified international students and its newly formed English Language Centre (ELC) will create such an opportunity for its first-ever class, which is set to arrive on campus this weekend.

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  • We Have Liftoff! Graduate Student Book Launch a Big Hit

    June 18, 2013

    We Have Liftoff! Graduate Student Book Launch a Big HitGraduating students from the Master of Education in Aboriginal Leadership program launched their book Woven Words for Indigenous Education at the David Chu International Centre Friday, June 14, following their convocation ceremony.

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  • A Noon-Hour Discussion with Dr. Dorothy Andrews - Preparing Your Research For Scholarly Publication

    May 28, 2013

    A Noon-Hour Discussion with Dr. Dorothy Andrews - Preparing Your Research For Scholarly PublicationDrawing on her vast experience as an author of scholarly writing, a peer reviewer, and a journal editor, Dr. Dorothy Andrews (Faculty of Education, University of Southern Queensland) will lead a discussion on how to prepare your research for scholarly publication.

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  • Building Better Classrooms with Dynamic Classroom Management

    May 28, 2013

    Building Better Classrooms with Dynamic Classroom ManagementDoes your child enjoy a peaceful classroom environment, or is his/her classroom often disrupted by student misbehavior? If it's peaceful, it may be thanks to Dr. Alan Edmunds' research on behavior management and a system he and his team have implemented in local Ontario schools.

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  • Two New Publications Hot Off the Press

    May 28, 2013

    Two New Publications Hot Off the PressAfter several hectic months navigating the publishing process, Dr. Greg Dickinson and Katherine Butson of The Althouse Press are proud to announce the release of two new books.

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  • Bill Tucker to Join Western's Faculty of Education

    May 28, 2013

    Bill Tucker to Join Western's Faculty of EducationBill Tucker, the retiring Director of the Thames Valley District School Board, has joined Western University's Faculty of Education as a Visiting Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, effective January 1, 2014.

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  • Althouse Press Announces Two New Books

    May 14, 2013

    Althouse Press Announces Two New BooksEverybody's Children: Proceedings from the Western University Forum on School-Based Mental Health. Understanding Curricular Control: Rights Conflicts, Public Education, and the Charter.

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  • Grad Student Garden Project at a First Nations School Plants Seeds of Change

    May 1, 2013

    Grad Student Garden Project at a First Nations School Plants Seeds of ChangeI am pleased to announce that Kathleen Padfield has been selected as the 2013 winner of the Art Geddis "Learning about Teaching" Memorial Award.

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  • Teacher Candidates Show and Tell for Showcase Day

    May 1, 2013

    Teacher Candidates Show and Tell for Showcase DayOn May 10, graduating Teacher Candidates returned to the Faculty of Education to participate in Showcase Day. Having spent the past nine weeks completing the practicum and Transition to Professional Practice (T2P) components of the program, graduates were keen to reconnect with their peers and colleagues and showcase their T2P experiences at the event.

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  • Indigenous Students Strive to Balance Two Worlds

    May 1, 2013

    Indigenous Students Strive to Balance Two WorldsOn March 25, graduate students and faculty members from Arts and Humanities, Don Wright Faculty of Music, Information and Media Studies, and Education presented research posters at Western University's Research Day.

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