Next week thousands of students across Ontario will head back to school, a time that can be both exciting and challenging for many families. Western University has the following experts available to comment on topics related to the transition back to school.
Assistant Professor, Western Education
Areas of Expertise: physical activity and student learning, intervention strategies that can promote cognitive function and mental health
Associate Professor, Western Education
Areas of Expertise: education and global development, education emergency caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, private schooling and education privatization
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Areas of Expertise: COVID-19 and education settings, public health specialist and chronic disease epidemiologist
Assistant Professor, School of Health Studies
Areas of Expertise: back to school anxiety, acknowledging complex factors that interfere with a transition back to school at any age, emotional wellbeing and academic success
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