2016 News

  • Mathematics Knowledge Network

    December 14, 2016

    Mathematics Knowledge NetworkA new organization aimed at sharing knowledge and research on how to best teach Math will soon bring Ontario's Math researchers and teachers closer together.

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  • Culturing success through Indigenous mentorship

    December 5, 2016

    Culturing success through Indigenous mentorshipA new study shows the key to Indigenous students' future success may lie in them knowing more about their past.

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  • International School Leadership

    October 14, 2016

    International School LeadershipWestern Education launches new master of professional education in international school leadership and boost student achievement on a global level.

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  • Western Education supports UN effort to improve global media literacy

    September 28, 2016

    Western Education supports UN effort to improve global media literacy“It’s important,” said Wilson, program coordinator at Western Education’s International Office and a leading expert on media literacy. “We need people around the globe who know how to access information, evaluate what they’re being told, and use the information to participate in their local and global communities.”

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  • 2015 - 16 academic year award recipients

    August 3, 2016

    2015 - 16 academic year award recipientsThe Faculty of Education is pleased to announce the names of our award recipients for the 2015-16 academic year. We are very proud of each and every one of our awardees and congratulate them on their achievements!

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  • More to learn, more to discover

    July 18, 2016

    More to learn, more to discoverAlberta O'Neil taught in Middlesex County schools for more than 36 years. During that time she taught Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8, and served in the role of Principal for a time.

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  • 2016 Associate Teacher Awards

    June 7, 2016

    2016 Associate Teacher AwardsIt takes many high-performing individuals and organizations working together to deliver a program as successful as Western's Bachelor of Education. Professors, instructors, curriculum designers and school boards are among them, as are the group most recently honoured by the Faculty of Education, the Associate Teachers.

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  • Western researcher bringing youth voices back into sex-ed discussion

    May 20, 2016

    Western researcher bringing youth voices back into  sex-ed discussionAfter watching the public tensions that emerged between parents and school boards over Ontario's revised sex-ed curriculum, introduced in September, Western University Associate Professor Michael Kehler argues some parents have done their children a disservice.

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  • Exploring how technology can bring young and old together

    April 12, 2016

    Exploring how technology can bring young and old togetherIt is well understood that technology can have positive impacts on both children and the elderly. Kids can use it to learn new skills in interactive and exciting ways. Seniors can use it to stay connected, and reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. But can it help these two separate groups connect in a meaningful way? Western Education professor Rachel Heydon is about to find out.

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  • Youth violence prevention program - The Fourth R - joins Western Education

    March 2, 2016

    Youth violence prevention program - The Fourth R - joins Western EducationToday's educators and policymakers are under enormous pressure to find ways of addressing and preventing all forms of school violence, including dating violence, homophobia and bullying.

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