Posts Tagged: Education

Western expert available for comment on state of Ontario’s public school system

May 19, 2015

With Ontario public elementary school teachers preparing for province-wide job action on Monday, and continued opposition among some groups of…

Generous donation expands unique TVDSB-Western partnership

April 22, 2015

A $5 million donation from The Joyce Foundation will double the size of the successful School Within a University (SWAU)…

Western welcomes Susan Aglukark, Wab Kinew as Faculty of Education hosts conference on legacy of Canada’s residential schools

March 6, 2015

The London Area Truth and Reconciliation Committee, in collaboration with local indigenous and non-indigenous educational and community partners, is hosting…

Western launches new Bachelor of Education program to address system needs, prepare global educators

March 2, 2015

Western’s Faculty of Education is proud to announce the launch of its new two-year Bachelor of Education program, a reimagined…

Bill Tucker to join Western’s Faculty of Education

May 21, 2013

Bill 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.

Innovative program puts at-risk high school students on path to university

April 29, 2013

Now completing its first year, the School Within A University (SWAU) program is offered to up to 25 Thames Valley students experiencing exceptional change or challenges and who are at risk of not completing their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD).

Western launches English Language Centre for international students

January 25, 2013

Academically qualified international students will have an extended opportunity to gain English proficiency and cultural competence for success when Western University opens its English Language Centre later this year.